H-Buddhism is a network that is specifically aimed for advanced academic specialists in this area, for the primary purpose of exchanging professional information. Thus, subscriptions to H-Buddhism are limited to:
(1) Those who hold an advanced degree (M.A. or Ph.D.) in Buddhist Studies
(2) Those who are currently enrolled in an advanced degree program in which Buddhist Studies is a major component.
(3) Those whose original training is outside the field of Buddhist Studies proper, but who have significant scholarly publications in the area of Buddhist Studies.