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DILA Opens 2024-2025 Admission for International Students

The 2024-2025 application to Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts (DILA) for international students is open, we warmly welcome and encourage all to apply!

DILA is a small and peaceful university located in the quiet and scenic seaside mountains of northeastern Taiwan. As a center of Master Sheng Yen's vision for education, Chan cultivation, and culture, DILA is Dharma Drum's academic university that offers courses on Buddhist Studies and Humanities and Social Sciences. DILA is unique for its emphasis on:
* Comprehensive humanistic and Buddhist education
* Leading research institute in Buddhist studies, involved in international projects, journal publications, and conferences
* One of the largest library collections of Buddhist canon and study materials in the world
* Chan practice and meditation
* Altruism and community service
* Environmentalism and low-impact lifestyle
* Campus
* Language courses (including Pali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Classical Chinese, and Japanese)
* Chinese and Buddhist cultural clubs and activities (including but not limited to art, calligraphy, music, tea ceremony, and more)
Application period:

    January 15 to March 27, 2024
Announcement of application results:
    Undergraduate: April 25, 2024
    Master's & Doctoral: May 9, 2024

Mailing of admission documents:
    May 30, 2024
Registration: Mid-September, 2024

Department of Buddhist Studies:

    Undergraduate, Master, Doctoral (Website)
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences:

    Life Education MA Program (Website)
    Social Enterprise and Innovation MA Program (Website) 

Note: All programs taught in Chinese, as English-language courses are limited.

DILA's introduction video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UXCk3aO3r0

   Department of Buddhist Studies' introduction video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJHhYbpE4so

 Admission Informationhttp://oia.dila.edu.tw/?p=2388

.Admissions Handbook: Handbook(pdf), Application form(pdfword)
International Students' Language Proficiency Requirements(pdf)
Financial Guarantee Statement(pdf)
Admission and Registration(pdf)
Tuition and other expense fees charges and refund standard(pdf)

International Affairs Section 呂幼如
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