Welcome to the University
The International Theravāda Buddhist Missionary University(ITBMU) is situated on the Dhammapāla Hill, Mayangone Township, in Yangon, The Republic
of the Union of Myanmar. It was inaugurated on 9 December 1998, under Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture.
Myanmar has carefully preserved Theravāda Buddhism in its pristine form for nearly one thousand years. Now she is sharing her knowledge of Buddhism both in theory and practice with the people of the world to promote their happiness and moral well-being. Those who wish to learn Theravāda Buddhist canonical texts and insight meditation in Myanmar tradition have a golden opportunity to study them from the Myanmar Buddhist scholars of high academic achievements at the same institution. The Myanmar and Pāli languages are included in the academic programmes. The medium of instruction is English.