The Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Universities is an academic journal published twice a year (1st issue January-June, 2nd issue July-December). It aims to promote research and disseminate academic and research articles for researchers, academicians, lecturers and graduate students. The VISION of the IABU is threefold: to motivate future generations to gain and apply profound understanding of the Buddha-Dharma in every aspect of life; to raise the quality of scholarly work within Buddhist Studies and across other academic endeavors; and to contribute to meeting the challenges that face human society world-wide. The MISSION of the IABU is fourfold: to support and collaborate with members to ensure humanity can benefit from the richness and variety of the multi-dimensional Buddhist traditions; to provide a framework towards better understanding diverse policies and activities; to collaborate in administration, teaching, research, and outreach; and to recognize each other’s qualifications. The GOALS of the IABU are fourfold: to propagate the Buddha-Dharma through collaborative academic channels’ to eliminate sectarian, national and institutional barriers; to raise academic standards throughout the Buddhist world; and to maximize academic potentials and abilities.
The JIABU focuses on Buddhism, Sociology, Liberal Arts, and other Multidisciplinary aspects of the Humanities and Social Sciences. All of the published journals are peer-reviewed by at least two experts.
The articles, submitted for The Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Universities , should not be previously published or under consideration of any other journals. The author should carefully follow the submission instructions of The Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Universities including the reference style and format.
Views and opinions expressed in the articles published by The Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Universities, are of responsibility by such authors but not the editors and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors.