Dharma Gate Buddhist College

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Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

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  • Info

    Dharma Gate Buddhist College   (DGBC)

    EU Transparency Register

    691747920087-60 First registered on 23 Dec 2015

    Goals / Remit

    The college has recently passed the 20th anniversary of its existence. During this time period the necessary infrastructural conditions were created and the state accreditation acquired.

    We are aiming at balancing the student demand and the aspects of societal needs, while planning developments in every strategic area. The accentuated strategic objectives are the building-up of international relations and more visible international representation. Another aim is the expansion of activities and service offered as well as quality development. The next steps to be taken lead us towards the attainment of university status. Its particular status among the institutions of higher education, not only in Hungary but in whole Europe represents a unique allure for the greater community. The fusion of Western scholarly approach and Eastern practical knowledge remains an exceptional factor in Buddhist higher education and can be further exploited in the future.

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    Main EU files targeted

    Erasmus Charter
    We have submitted an application to the Erasmus+ Programme. The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) received 695 applications for this call. A panel of external experts assisted the Evaluation Committee in the evaluation of your application against the award criteria indicated in the call for proposals. The European Commission adopted its Decision for award of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education on 1st December 2014 after taking into consideration: (a) the eligibility decision of the National Authority of your country; (b) the formal eligibility verifications for conformity with the call for proposals eligibility criteria; (c) the evaluation and the recommendations of independent experts.

    Our application has been selected for the award of the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE).

    Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020 - Selection 2015

    Application reference number: 270208-EPP-1-2015-1-HU-EPPKA3-ECHE
    Intstitutional code: HU BUDAPES35


    Head Office
    11. Börzsöny utca
    Budapest 1098
    EU Office
    11. Börzsöny utca
    Budapest 1098


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  • Categories


    Academic institutions

  • Networking


    Since its foundation, the Dharma Gate Buddhist Church has maintained close contact with several Asian and European Buddhist Communities and institutes and has received guest teachers of all Buddhist philosophical schools.

    The Church is a member of the European Buddhist Union since 2005. EBU is a federation of Buddhist communities and organisations in Europe. Being broad and impartial it is open to Buddhists of all schools and traditions. Its principal aims are to promote the fellowship of and encourage co-operation between the Buddhists in Europe: To promote Buddhists in Europe to meet and to get acquainted. To promote the development of friendly relations between Buddhist organizations and consequently to promote co-operation on matters that are of interest to all. As such EBU supports and promotes a natural growth of Buddhism in Europe. In 2010, the Church organised the annual general assembly of EBU in Hungary, in cooperation with the Arya Maitreya Mandala order.

    In 2007, the College became a full member of the International Association of Buddhist Universities, being its only European institution of education with fill membership. IABU is an international forum for institutes of Buddhist higher education to network, understand, and benefit from the richness and variety of the multinational Buddhist tradition. In this framework, the College has participated in the organisation of several international conferences. It initiated cooperation in the field of research and education with several Asian institution of Buddhist tertiary education. It is the only affiliated institue of Mahachulalongkorn Rajavidyalaya University (Ayutthaya, Thailand), one of the biggest such institutions in the Theravada world, in Europe.

    The College is also a member of the organizing committee of the UN Day of Vesak. It is the spiritual relational establishment and study Dharma working experience of over 800 International Buddhist Delegations come from 90-100 countries. It is simultaneously practical rituals of various Buddhist traditions, Buddhist sects over the world in order to constitute effectively large belief on good value of Buddhism and bring a peaceful and friendly to society.

    European Buddhist Union: http://europeanbuddhism.org/

    International Council for Day of Vesak: http://www.undv2014vietnam.com/

    IABU: http://www.iabu.org/

    Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University: http://www.mcu.ac.th/En/section.php#7

    Member organisations

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  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

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