The following institutions are participating in this project:

 Capital Normal University*  University of British Columbia*
 Columbia University  University of Calgary*
 Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts (DILA)*  University of California Berkley*
 Dongguk University*  University of Cambridge
École pratique des hautes études*  University of Chicago
 Harvard University*  University of Ghent*
 INALCO (Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales)  University of Hamburg*
 McMaster University*  University of Macau*
 Mount Allison University  University of Oxford
 Peking University*  University of Saskatchewan*
 Princeton University*  University of Southern California
 Tel-Aviv University*  University of Tokyo*
 Temple University  University of Toronto*
 The Academy of Korean Studies*  Wutai Shan International Institute for Buddhist Studies and East Asian Cultures
 Tsinghua University*  Yale University*
 Tsurumi University &  Tsurumi Junior College  Zhejiang University
 University of Arizona*

*these institutions have signed on as formal partners to the project, and provide contributions toward its success