Our 2020 program has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Applications for the Fall 2021 program will open in October 2020.

Program Dates

The Buddhist Studies in Bodh Gaya, India program runs every fall semester (September to mid December).

September 4 – December 17, 2021

Saturday, Sept 4 – arrive in London for orientation
Monday, Sept 6 – depart London for Delhi (group flight)
Tuesday, Sept 7 – arrive in Delhi
Friday, Sept 10 – arrive in Bodh Gaya
Wednesday, Dec 15 – depart Bodh Gaya
Friday, Dec 17 – return to London


Program Fees

Fall 2021 Program Costs

Tuition (16 semester credits)$14,913
Program Fees*$5,965
Program Transportation**$1,995
Total$22,873

* Program fees include:

  • Room & Board
    • Lodging and some meals during orientation in London
    • Lodging and all meals in Bodh Gaya
    • Stipend for lodging and all meals during the Independent Study period
  • CISI Emergency Medical Insurance during program dates

** Program transportation includes:

  • Round-trip London-Delhi-London airfare
  • Travel within India to program site and local field trips
  • Ground transportation by train or bus during Independent Study

Students are responsible for books and research materials, passport and visa fees, transportation to and from London, and personal expenses.

Payment Timeline

 AmountDue Date
Deposit$500April 15
Remaining Balance $22,373July 15