WBU is unlike normal universities, WBU is a university without walls. It plays an important role in coordinating among all Buddhist universities, educational institutes, and the WFB Regional Centres where Buddhism is taught and disseminated through the context of the globalization.
The WBU Council serves as the governing board of the World Buddhist University. It is composed not less than 17 but not more than 25 members serving in their individual capacity, who shall be appointed by the President of the WFB in consultation with WFB's Executive Council. The Rector shall be an ex-officio member of the WBU council and serve as the secretary of the council.