Buddhist Studies in Berkeley

Providing Buddhist education in Berkeley since 1949, the Institute of Buddhist Studies offers a range of graduate-level degree and certificate programs in the entirety of the Buddhist tradition. Read more to see if our programs are right for you!

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Workshop on Tannishō Commentarial Materials
The Centers for Japanese Studies and Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, together with Ōtani University and Ryūkoku...
IBS Celebrates Fifty Years as a Graduate School: part three
The Institute of Buddhist Studies celebrated its 50th anniversary as a graduate school jointly with the Buddhist Churches of America's 10th...
Student Scholarships Available
For more than half a century, the Institute of Buddhist Studies has offered graduate-level educational programs for those pursuing careers in Shin...
IASBS Panel at American Academy of Religion
On behalf of the International Association for Shin Buddhist Studies, North American District, IBS announces the following panel held in conjunction...
IASBS 2017 Announcement
Institute of Buddhist Studies' faculty and community have long contributed and supported the work of the International Association of Shin Buddhist...
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  1. Symposium: Interdependence/Intersectionality

    April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  2. 2017 Graduation and Commencement

    May 19 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm