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University of Erfurt


Religious Studies

Subjects: Religious Studies,Religion

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English, German
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
300 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The MA programme in Religious Studies offers a deep dive into the diverse religious traditions of Europe, both historical and contemporary. This course blends methodologies from History, Religious Studies, and Cultural Studies to explore religion's role in Europe's multifaceted societies and their global connections through a postcolonial lens. Students can specialize in General Religious Studies, Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, or the Cultural History of Orthodox Christianity. Each specialization is led by a dedicated professor and a team of young researchers. The Department of Religious Studies is part of the Research Area “Religion – Society – World-Relations” at the University of Erfurt.

Program Information

Study Location Erfurt
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English, German
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 300 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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TOEFL IBT No information

knowledge of English at level C1 knowledge of a language of the chosen specialization (B1 level): for Islamic Studies: Arabic, Urdu or Turkish for Judaism: biblical and modern Hebrew for Orthodox Christianity: ancient or modern Greek or Russian The teaching languages are German and English. Other languages can also be accepted by prior arrangement.

Qualification Requirements

BA graduation in a relevant field, with a grade better than 2.3 very good command of English (level C1) as well as reading knowledge (B1) of a specialization language (see below)

Document Requirements

completed application form one-page letter of motivation tabular CV copies of the certificate

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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