The Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI) is an institute of higher learning in Buddhist Studies for international students under the management of the Karmapa International Buddhist Society (KIBS) — a charitable society founded by His Holiness the XVIIth Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje in April 2012. KIBI operates under the auspices of the education and culture branch of KIBS, and offers degrees and diplomas thanks to its collaboration with Mewar University.
Located in the capital of India, the country of Buddhism’s origin, KIBI offers a rich resource for studying the scriptures and great treatises of Buddhism as they are preserved by the Kagyu tradition. The language of instruction is English. KIBI offers a 1-year Diploma, 2-year Advanced Diploma and a 3-year B.A. programme in Buddhist Studies that includes philosophy, history, religion and language courses.