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Theology & Religious Studies Groningen University

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“I enjoyed the learn climate at the faculty. The topics were interesting and the teachers great. They taught in an interesting and intelligent way. They were sympathetic and tolerant and never gave the impression to stand above the students.”

“The faculty is open-minded, small and has a good name. I can only recommend it.”

Erasmus Exchange Students 2008

The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Groningen focuses on the academic, open and critical study of religion in its historical and current context. Students can choose a social-scientific (anthropological and sociological), cultural-historical, philological, religious-psychological or systematic perspective. The faculty is reknowned for the quality of its education programmes and its research.

Furthermore, the faculty hosts institutes for the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Qumran), Christian Cultural Heritage and the Institute of Indian Studies. Teaching takes place in a historic building in the centre of the city, close to the University Library and town facilities. The faculty has a very active student society which organises many social activities.

The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies offers the following programmes

Although the BA pogrammes of the Faculty Theology and Religious Studies are almost completely taught in Dutch, the 3rd BA Minor is given in English.

Please check the various programmes. If you do have any questions contact us via


September 14, 2010 at 8:19 pm

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