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This is an imageOur M.A. degree program has two tracks: Chinese-track and English-track. The English-track program is instructed entirely in English.



Teaching Features:

  1. The only Buddhist studies master's program in Taiwan offering Chinese and English tracks.

  2. Students can apply for scholarships of up to NT$50,000 per semester, renewable for up to two years.

  3. Cultivation of skills in Buddhist academic research and scriptural languages.

  4. Comprehensive education framework in Buddhist studies with a Buddhist research center, providing  academic training and opportunities for international exchanges.

  5. The English track offers courses in English. This is  to cultivate students' proficiency in specialized Buddhist terminology in English and nurturing talents for international propagation of the Dharma.

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Please note that while this M.A. program is conducted in English, it does not specifically provide coursework for learning English as a second language. 

Chinese langauge courses are available, at extra cost, at Fo Guang University Chinese Language Center.


For "Overseas Students," "Hong Kong and Macau Students," and "Foreign Students," please refer to this webpage for information: .

For "Mainland Chinese Students," please follow the announcements by the Association of Mainland Chinese Students for Joint Recruitment (AMC).

Below is the admission information for R.O.C. Taiwanese students.

Admission for Master's Programs in the 112 Academic Year

Master's Programs: Chinese or English Track
Application Period: December 20, 2022 (Tuesday) 9:00 AM - February 15, 2023 (Wednesday) 4:00 PM
Interview Date: March 11, 2023 (Saturday)
Admission Prospectus:
Exam Method: based on submitted documents and interviews.
Online Application:

Admission Examination:

※Document Review (50%)
1. Transcript of university/college academic records.
2. Personal statement of academic interest and curriculum vitae.
3. Research proposal or study plan.
4. Published works or creative productions.
5. Applicants for the English track should prepare their submission materials in English.

※Interview (50%): English track interview conducted in English.

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