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    GTU Library Gallery, Extended until Jan 18, 2019

    Salma Arastu: Seeking Oneness

    See "Seeking Oneness" featuring the artwork of Salma Arastu, on display through Friday, January 18, 2019. 

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    Video: A Word from Andrea Sheaffer

    Our director or admissions speaks about the community of students that makes the GTU so unique.   

    GTU Alumni and Faculty Books

    Nominations Open for $10,000 Borsch-Rast Prize

    Books written by GTU graduates or current faculty members and published in 2018 can now be nominated for the GTU's annual $10,000 Borsch-Rast Book Prize.

    Featured Event

    Borsch-Rast Book Lecture

    Join us for the second annual Borsch-Rast Book Lecture featuring Timothy Wadkins (PhD, '88), author of The Rise of Pentecostalism in Modern El Salvador: From the Blood of the Martyrs to the Baptism of the Spirit.

    GTU Voices

    The Right Choice

    GTU Voices is a brand new blog where GTU students, faculty, and alumni reflect on their experiences. Check out our first entry, where Laura Dunn reflects on her doctoral work with the GTU's Center for Dharma Studies.     

    Featured Event

    GTU Admissions Webinar

    Join us online at noon PDT on Thursday, January 24, for this 30-minute webinar in which Director of Admissions Andrea Sheaffer and other GTU staff will share info and answer questions about the GTU MA degree, the admissions process, and financial aid options. Register now!

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Insight e-Newsletter

Insight is the e-newsletter of the GTU featuring news, upcoming events, and more. Read recent editions here, or sign-up to receive INSIGHT and other news from the GTU.

Spring Registration Reopens Jan 21

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Available for study through GTU's many programs, centers, and schools

A Diverse Institution of

Groundbreaking Religious Scholarship

The GTU is the most comprehensive center for the graduate study of religion in North America, bringing together scholars of the world’s great religions and wisdom traditions. Discover the more than twenty schools, centers, and affiliates that form this one-of-a-kind union.

An Educational Community to

Pursue Your Deepest Intentions

The GTU supports intensive scholarly inquiry and deep personal engagement with religious tradition and practice. Students pursue their interests within a diverse community composed of many smaller communities, in an atmosphere of multi-religious freedom, curiosity, respect, and dialogue.

A Graduate School Where

Religion Engages the World

Whether your studies involve interreligious topics or in-depth inquiry within a particular tradition, the GTU offers exceptional opportunities for critical and creative scholarship. Through four interdisciplinary departments and more than thirty specific concentrations, our master’s and doctoral programs invite innovative study of religion in a twenty-first century context.

GTU Admissions Webinar

Join us online at noon PDT on Thursday, January 24, for this 30-minute webinar in which Director of Admissions Andrea Sheaffer and other GTU staff will share info and answer questions about the GTU MA degree, the admissions process, and financial aid options. Register now!

Online Event
12:00pm to 12:30pm

Phenomenology of Religious Experience Lab

Join us for the first research lab organized by the Society for the Phenomenology of Religious Experience. 

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley
10:00am to 4:00pm

Borsch-Rast Book Lecture

Join us for the second annual Borsch-Rast Book Lecture featuring Timothy Wadkins (PhD, '88), author of The Rise of Pentecostalism in Modern El Salvador: From the Blood of the Martyrs to the Baptism of the Spirit.

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley
6:30pm