Baha’i Academia

Refuge Research Collaborative The research of the Refuge Research Collaborative examines the covenantal relationship each individual has with his or her Creator. The Refuge Research Collaborative’s goal is to examine this intensely personal relationship and how it develops over time. The focus is on the very foundation of moral development which is the knowledge and love of God through His Holy Word. The research is done in the context of the Baha’i writings.

Ruhi Institute The Ruhi Institute is a Bahá’í educational institution, initially operating under the guidance of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Colombia, which dedicates its efforts to the development of human resources for the spiritual, social, and cultural development of the Colombian people. The Ruhi Institute curriculum has been adopted by the Bahá’í World Centre and is currently being used across the world in Bahá’í study circles.

Institute for Studies in Global Prosperity is a non-profit organization, dedicated to building capacity in individuals, groups and institutions to contribute to prevalent discourses concerned with the betterment of society.

Baha’i Chair for World Peace
The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland is an endowed academic program that advances interdisciplinary examination and discourse on global peace. While drawing certain initial insights from religion, the program aims to develop a sound scientific basis for knowledge and strategies that lead to the creation of a better world. It is dedicated to studying and applying innovative approaches to peace in fields such as human security, peace education, conflict resolution, international development, and spiritual awareness.

The Wilmette Institute offers online courses on the Bahá’í Faith and from the perspective of the Bahá’í Faith in the following areas: Religion, Theology, History, Biography, the Bahá’í Scriptures and Authoritative Texts, and the Bahá’í Teachings.

Association of Baha’i Studies to promote the systematic study of the Bahá’í Faith and its application to the needs of humanity. Annual Conference | Publications | Working Groups | Webinars

Documents by William S. Hatcher (1935–2005) was a mathematician, philosopher, educator and a member of the Bahá’í Faith. A specialist in the philosophical alloying of science and religion, for over thirty years he held university positions in North America, Europe, and Russia.

The Bahá’í Institute for Higher Education (BIHE) Founded in 1987 in response to the Iranian government’s continuing campaign to deny Iranian Bahá’ís access to higher education.