Summer Study Opportunities

Summer Program 2021

Orientation sessions start from 9 June 2021, and classes run from 14 June to 5 August 2021 (eight weeks).

 More information regarding the Summer Program 2021 will be available in January 2021. At this time we cannot confirm if the Summer Program wil be on-campus. 

 

 

Summer Buddhist Studies

This online course is a full immersion into the theory and practice of Buddhism. Students are introduced to both classical and modern Buddhist scholarship and meditation training. In this way, the course offers students first-hand experience of many key aspects of Buddhist training which are otherwise rarely accessible to lay students. Read more...

Summer Colloquial Tibetan Course

The online colloquial Tibetan summer program is offered on three levels: Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced. The level of intensity of the summer Tibetan courses is high and the courses require considerable time and effort in order to meet class requirements and academic expectations. However, students who successfully complete the summer program will be well on their way towards a high degree of proficiency in colloquial Tibetan.  Read more...

Summer Classical Tibetan Course

This summer, Classical Tibetan is offered at two levels: beginning and intermediate. The beginning-level courses are online, non-intensive but comprehensive courses that can be taken over a period of up to 15 weeks. Conversely, Intermediate Classical Tibetan is an eight-week summer course that takes students on an intensive and rapidly productive learning journey. Whatever level they take, students who successfully complete these courses will be well on their way to a high degree of proficiency in Classical Tibetan. Read more...

Summer Sanskrit Course

The online Sanskrit summer program is offered on two levels: Beginning and Intermediate. The level of intensity of the summer Sanskrit courses is high and students are expected to invest considerable time and effort in order to meet class requirements and academic expectations. Students who successfully complete this course will be well on their way towards a high degree of proficiency in Sanskrit. Read more...

Summer Nepali Course

The online Nepali summer program is offered at Beginning level. The level of intensity of the Nepali courses is high and students are expected to invest considerable time and effort in order to meet class requirements and academic expectations. Students who successfully complete this course will be well on their way towards a high degree of proficiency in Nepali. Read more...

Buddhist Literary Chinese

The Buddhist Literary Chinese summer program is offered at the beginning level. The level of intensity of the course is high and students are expected to invest considerable time and effort in order to meet class requirements and academic expectations. Students who successfully complete the courses will be on their way towards achieving proficiency in Buddhist Literary Chinese. 

Pali

The online Pāli summer program is offered at the beginning level. The level of intensity of the course is high and students are expected to invest considerable time and effort in order to meet class requirements and academic expectations. Students who successfully complete the courses will be well on their way towards a high degree of proficiency in Pāli. This course is equivalent to one academic year of Pāli Studies. The course introduces Pāli grammar, combined with regular chanting and translating texts from Canonical Pāli texts. Read more...