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Although the courses Bachelor of Arts in Buddhist Studies mainly aims at developing graduate’s efficiency of being spiritual leader hood and enabling for reasonably and intelligently solving various kinds of problems. Besides, the program enables to produce the graduate with insightful knowledge of the Buddha’s teaching so that they are able to teach in reasonably and intelligently to both Thais and foreigners. As a result, those who have studied Buddhism regarding this program can rightly apprehend and effectively practice along with Buddhist principles and better understanding on the current situations of the world and society and well-versed in using modern technology to propagate the auspicious teachings of the Buddha.

The Bachelor of Arts in Buddhist Studies aspirant specifies a program area in which classes and research work are to be done and in which she or he expects to become a scholar. This area of concentration is at least 120 graduate credit hours taken at the International  Buddhist Studies College (IBSC), Mahachulalongkorn rajavidyalaya University, exclusive of research credits and research skills requirement. The Bachelor study aspirant, with the assistance of an advisor, constructs a bachelor program plan of coursework and research opportunities.


The International Center for Buddhist Studies for monks novices and laypeople from all over the world.

The University has, since its inception, conducted its educational program in the Thai medium for local students, and for any foreign students sufficiently conversant with the Thai language. The Graduate School has recently developed a strong desire to expand its post-graduate program, so that students from all over the world, who are interested in Buddhism, will be provided with a good opportunity to pursue research in Buddhist Studies. An International M.A. Degree Program, with a major in Buddhist Studies has been conducted since 2543 (2000). At present, the International Buddhist Studies College (IBSC) of Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University is formally established offering various curricula such as M.A. level both in Buddhist Studies, and ASEAN Studies, as well as a Doctoral program in Buddhist Studies in order to meet the vision of the University as to become “the International center for Buddhist Studies”, for monks novices and laypeople from all over the world. Moreover, the curricula have been established especially to meet the educational requirements, and to prepare for entering into the upcoming ASEAN community in year 2558 (2015).


International Buddhist Studies College of Mahachulalongkonrajavidyalaya University

The International Buddhist Studies College has recently developed a strong desire to expand its post-graduate program which is the English medium, so that students from all over the world.

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