There is a new home planned for the Center for Buddhist Studies within the
Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.

Center for

Buddhist Studies

Promoting academic research on the Buddhist tradition and its related religious, intellectual, social, cultural, and artistic aspects around the world

Our center provides regional, national, and international leadership in the academic field of Buddhist studies.

Collaborating with academic units and communities within and outside the university, the center’s activities include a Buddhist studies lecture series, rare Buddhist archive preservation, financial assistance to scholars and students of Buddhist studies, hosting academic conferences and workshops, a visiting scholar program, contemplative studies and community outreach.



We are thrilled to announce a new undergraduate course to be offered in Fall 2021 which will deepen the Center’s commitment to exploring Buddhism’s transmission to North America and flourishing in the Southwest. Dr. Alison C. Jameson, professor in the Department of Religious Studies and Classics,... Read More
Prof. Yi-Hsun Huang, Department of Buddhist Studies, Fo Guang University, Taiwan October 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM Mountain Standard Time (MST) Please verify the time in your area via a time zone calculator as Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time. Other time zones include: 4:00 PM (PST) 7:00 PM... Read More
The University of Arizona Center for Buddhist Studies proudly joins thirteen other international institutions in co-hosting the International Conference on the Digital Humanities for Historical Works and Sinographs.   Date: Friday, May 28 to Saturday, May 29, 2021 Venue: Dankook University, Jukjeon... Read More
The Buddhist Studies unit invites papers exploring this year's conference theme, “Religious Studies after COVID-19: The Role of Religion in Times of Pandemic, Sustainability, Marginalized Communities, and Social & Economic Justice” directly or tangentially. Topics of particular interest include... Read More
The University of Arizona Center for Buddhist Studies and Department of East Asian Studies are pleased to announce the recipients of the Khyentse Foundation Doctoral Fellowship for the 2020-2021 academic year. Lu Zhang (Left) and Jinhui Wu (Right), both advanced doctoral students in EAS, will... Read More

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