The «Studienstiftung für Buddhismus» (Foundation for Buddhist Studies) was founded in 1987 and is based in Hamburg. It promotes crosstraditionally the knowledge of Buddhism.

The exclusive and immediate purpose of the foundation is the promotion of academic research, the promotion of Tibetan culture and religion, the promotion of the Buddhist religion worldwide, and the transfer of knowledge of these subject areas, especially in the German-speaking world.

This is in particular done by funding (1) qualified translations of Buddhist scriptures, (2) orders of Buddhist nuns, (3) training of Dharma students, (4) conferences or lectures and its participation, and (5) research on the Buddhist religion worldwide.

It is a "gemeinnützige rechtsfähige Stiftung des bürgerlichen Rechts" (a duly registered charity recognized as under German law) with its registered office in Hamburg and is subject to the supervision of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg - registered under File No. 922-55-31 (1148).

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