IBC envisions itself as an international institution of higher learning
1. Offering quality Buddhist education within a spiritually dedicated, non-sectarian, modern and scholastic environment;
2. Providing students at undergraduate and graduate levels a unique opportunity to acquire a comprehensive and in-depth study of Buddhism while promoting knowledge and understanding of different Buddhist traditions;
3. Seeking to combine the continuous inculcation of Buddhist spiritual values and the rigours of academic scholarship and a healthy appreciation of the richness and diversity of Buddhist traditions.