For Students From All Fields

The International Summer School of the University of Hamburg Center for Buddhist Studies is explicitly designed for European and international students from all fields of study. It considers exciting questions and offers answers and discussions from an academic point of view during a packed one week course.



International Summer School Hamburg 28.07 – 1.08.2008

At first a basic theory and history of Buddhism are introduced. Then various approaches to the thinking, practice and cultural role of contemporary Buddhism are covered – with examples from art to politics, from science to engineering and creativity. Successful participants will receive one credit point from Hamburg University.  Continued here … 



The Western preoccupation with Buddhism is not just a fad. Only a few decades ago interest was confined to small groups of academics and spiritual seekers while today a broad spectrum of society is fascinated by the manifold teachings and their various cultural expressions.


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