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Religious Studies (Theology and Religious Studies)

Religious Studies (Theology and Religious Studies)

As of the academic year 2018-2019, the University of Amsterdam offers three one-year Master's and one Research Master's in Theology and Religious Studies:

Religious Diversity in Europe

Europe’s cultural history is characterised by religious exchange, adaptations and conflict within a global context. In this Master's programme, you will explore past and present religious diversities within and beyond their European contexts.

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Islam in the Modern World

The Master's in Islam in the Modern World offers you an in-depth interdisciplinary academic framework to engage with topics and debates concerning Islam and modernity, both in Europe and the Muslim world.

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Western Esotericism

The Master's programme Western Esotericism puts you at the vanguard of a new and exciting development in the study of Western culture and religion by focusing on the critical historical and analytical study of its esoteric movements.

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Research Master's Religious Studies

Apart from the one-year tracks above, the UvA also offers a two-year Research Master’s in Religious Studies. This programme investigates religious plurality in a broad range of socio-cultural contexts and time periods, and offers you the unique opportunity to conduct in-depth research and learn from leading specialists in the field.

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Religious Studies (Theology and Religious Studies)
Degree programme MA Theology and Religious Studies
Type Regular study programme
Mode Full-time, part-time
Credits 60 ECTS, 12 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 60824