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A Premier Center for Missiological Leadership Training and Missiological Leader Development in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and beyond.

God's Heart Beats for the lost. for the world. for the needy. for you.

A Premier Center for Missiological Leadership Training and Missiological Leader Development in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and beyond.

VISION

To be a blessing to the unreached nations!

MISSION

By reaching the unreached peoples of developing nations with God’s love, through our missiologically strategic and contextualized training.

ACROSS THE WORLD

Global Impact

Established in 1993, Bethany International University exists to reach the remaining unreached peoples of the world with the eternal love of God, through missions leadership training and missiological leader development.

30

Faculty

25

Nations

10000

Churches Planted

500

Full Faith Scholarships

1000

Missionary Training Centers

100000

Disciples Made Through Churches

Study With Us

Our Certificate, Diploma and Bachelors programs are targeted at missions leadership training for those from the developed nations, while our masters in education and doctorate programs are targeted at missiological leader development across developing nations. We are members of the International Council of Higher Education (ICHE), Zurich, Switzerland.

School of Leadership and Missions (S.O.L.A.M)

*For Singaporeans only

To equip and empower laity and Christian workers for effective ministry leadership in missions and evangelism at a basic level.
25 Credits (4.5 Months)
Certificate in Intercultural Studies (C.I.S)

*For Singaporeans only

To prepare candidates to take up varied missions leadership positions within the local church, such as intercultural church-planters, tentmakers, missions’ executives, strategy coordinators, non-resident missionaries, and missions’ pastors in the local church.
48 Credits (12 Months)
Diploma in Biblical Studies (Dip.B.S)
*For Singaporeans only
To build biblical foundations in participants through studying the whole counsel of God, understanding how to apply it to life and ministry and to teach the Word.
72 Credits (Flexible Programme, Tutor-directed, Self-paced)
Diploma in Intercultural Studies (Dip.I.S)
*For Singaporeans only
To prepare candidates to take up varied missions leadership positions within the local church, such as intercultural church-planters, tentmakers, missions executives, strategy coordinators, non-resident missionaries, and missions pastors in the local church.
96 Credits (24 Months)
Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Studies (B.A.I.S)
*For Singaporeans Only
To prepare candidates to take up varied missions leadership positions within the local church, such as intercultural church-planters, tentmakers, missions executives, strategy coordinators, non-resident missionaries, and missions pastors in the local church.
144 Credits (36 Months)
Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies (M.A.I.S)
*For Singaporeans only
To prepare candidates to take up varied missions leadership positions within the local church, such as intercultural church-planters, tentmakers, missions executives, strategy coordinators, non-resident missionaries, and missions pastors in the local church.
96 Credits (24 Months)
Master of Arts in Intercultural Education (M.A.I.E)
*For foreign Christian church leaders in ministry
To prepare Christian leaders to become trainers. After they graduate, they will return to their own countries to multiply workers for the harvest. They will start strategic trail blazing training centers to train fellow nationals to reach the unreached in their own cultural contexts.
96 Credits (24 Months)
Master of Arts in Missiology (M.A.Miss)
*For Singaporeans only (some exceptions)
A bridging program for all pastors, Christian ministry workers, and Christian leaders who are interested in gaining deeper understanding of missiology for intercultural engagement. This program qualifies one for the Doctor of Intercultural Studies/Missiology Program (D.I.S/D.Miss) or the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D).
96 Credits (Minimal-residence required, Supervisor-director, self-paced)
Doctor of Intercultural Studies (D.I.S)
A research program designed to provide quality advanced training in intercultural service for qualified men and women. The program prepares and equips individuals:

1) For cross-cultural missionary training, missionary service, and church-planting ministry as a leader.

2) For missions leadership positions in missions agencies, and in churches with well developed missions programs.

3) For faculty development for missiological training schools in Asia and Africa. The entire program of study adopts an academic and research based approach in studying the Asian and African church and culture.

54 Credits
Doctor of Philosophy in Intercultural Studies
Same as above.
68 Credits

The History of Bethany International University

The story of BIU began when an ethnically diverse group of missionary leaders came together to wait upon the Lord in 1993. This led to the mandate from the Lord to be a blessing to the nations by training and impacting leaders to become missions’ multipliers across Asia, Latin America and Africa. The mandate included that they would live by faith and trust God for all their needs in training the leaders by providing full scholarships to those from developing countries.

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OUR PEOPLE

World Class Faculty with Doctoral Students

Our world-class, highly-qualified faculty with credible doctoral degrees hail from all over the world, with years of ministry experience. These mighty & dedicated men and women of Christ-like character deeply impact the trainees.

Global Students
Established Faculty

Our Recent Articles

Articles

For God’s Gifts and His Call Are Irrevocable: Romans 11:29

John Tay, PhD; Dean, Faculty of Biblical Studies BIU; Chairman of APM | 2011 We…
Articles

You Are A Destiny Maker

Vasanthi Isaiah, D. Min; Registrar and Dean of Students at BIU | 2011 I write…
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The Kingdom People: A Missiological Exposition of Ephesians 4:17-32

E. S. Isaiah, PhD; President of BIU; Training Director at APM | 2011 Many church…