Buddhist Studies

Program Category: Non-Degree Programs

Chair: Robert A. F. Thurman

Website: Columbia University Department of Religion

The interdepartmental program in Buddhist studies is offered jointly by the Departments of ReligionEast Asian Languages and Cultures (EALCA), and Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS). Study in the program is carried out in conjunction with work for the MA/PhD degree in one of these departments, and students should refer to the appropriate departmental webpages for further information about admissions and degree requirements.