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We are an educational institution that draws upon the principles of the Bahá’í Faith to inspire sustained social change for the common good. Our courses are designed to explore individual and collective transformation by empowering students to advance a more just and peaceful society.
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Experienced Faculty

Our renowned instructors are specialists in their fields and engaged in both teaching and practice.

Supportive Community

Become a part of a dynamic learning community that nurtures, challenges, and inspires.

Balance Science & Spirituality

Explore the intricate connections between spiritual and material solutions to social issues that matter to you.

Become a Changemaker

Integrate theory and praxis with our tailor-made approach combining study, research, consultation, reflection, and action.

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There are no words to express the transformation happening within me... I have never participated in higher education courses that actually build my capacity spiritually and intellectually to this degree and cannot wait to take more courses in the future!

Human Prosperity and Sustainable Development
Pilot Certificate Student, Summer 2023

The workload was reasonable, there were a variety of learning modes (videos, podcasts, readings, discussions). We received the assignment guide at the beginning of the course, and it was very detailed.

Human Prosperity and Sustainable Development
Pilot Certificate Student, Summer 2023

I feel so fortunate to take part in this course and the Wilmette Institute as I feel I build my capacity to learn and engage in discourse in ways that are meaningful to my community.

Transforming Education: Knowing, Learning, and Being
Feedback from Summer, 2023 course participant
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About the Bahá’í Faith

Bahá’ís worldwide are acting on their belief in the oneness of humanity as the foundation for social transformation.

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