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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News & Updates

Studies in Central and East Asian Religion: Archive
We are pleased to announce that the Institute of Buddhist Studies has received permission from the editors, Ian Astley and Henrik Sørensen, to be...
Call for papers: graduate student symposium
Mass Meditation: Practices and Discourses in Contemporary Global Buddhisms October 6, 2017—Institute of Buddhist Studies, Berkeley,...
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...
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Events

  1. Alumni Association 2017 Graduate Reception

    May 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. 2017 Graduation and Commencement

    May 19 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Graduate Student Symposium: Mass Meditation: Practices and Discourses in Contemporary Global Buddhisms

    October 6