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Research Master
Religious Studies (Theology and Religious Studies)
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Online open day

Curious to find out if the Master's in Religious Studies really suits you? Find out through the information and activities below.

Master's Week: Meet & Ask

Discover which programme suits you best (and whether the UvA is right for you). Find out in our Meet & Ask sessions, during which there will be a short presentation and you will be able to ask lecturers and students all your questions live. Our next Meet & Ask session will take place in the UvA Master’s Week, on 9 November 15:00-16:00.

Digital lecture

Let professor Wouter Haanegraaff take you on a small journey of historical imagination and explain to you why learning is all about understanding and coming out of your own bubble.

Watch the recording of the Meet & Ask

In case you have missed the Meet & Ask session, you can watch the recording of this session here.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I enrol in a Master's if I have not yet completed my Bachelor's?

    We advise you not to wait until the registration deadline before enrolling in the Master's programme. The sooner you enrol, the sooner we can inform you about your admission. When you enrol, you are not required to immediately upload your degree certificate. If you have not yet obtained your degree certificate but are in possession of all the other application documents, you can go ahead and submit your enrolment. You will then have until 31 August to upload your Bachelor's degree. Please check out the Graduate School of Humanities website for the application procedure.

  • What are my options after graduation?

    After you have completed this programme, you can choose pursue an academic career or you can enter the job market. Please find more information on the 'Careers' page.

  • How do I go about finding housing in Amsterdam?

    Finding housing in Amsterdam is often difficult because of the high demand with regard to student accommodation, but by starting your search on time and putting in some effort, students usually succeed at finding something. Many students find accommodation by word of mouth or social media. Please check out the page below for all of our information related to finding housing.

Would you like to find out more about Religious Studies? Download our flyer or leave us your details and we will keep you informed on future events.

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Hi! I’m Ninian. You can ask me all your questions about this programme via Instagram.
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Prof. Gerard Wiegers:

'There is an urgent need for highly qualified critical expertise on religion. It is very stimulating to work with our students at the UvA, sharing our joined research interests, while striving to offer the very best in international scholarship in our field.'

Online campus tour

You will study Religious Studies in the University Quarter, in the bustling, historic heart of Amsterdam. Check out our virtual map and video tours of our buildings.