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    Featured Event

    GTU Alumni Reception at AAR-SBL

    Join the GTU for our Alumni Reception at the 2018 Annual Meetings of the AAR-SBL in Denver. We'll honor our alum of the year, announce the winner of the Borsch-Rast Prize, and enjoy a time to reconnect with old friends and meet new ones.

    Featured News

    GTU Mourns with PLTS and CLU after Thousand Oaks Shooting

    The GTU extends its prayers, support, and sympathy to the students, faculty, and staff at GTU member school Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, and to the wider community at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, after last night’s violent attack that occurred just a few miles from Cal Lutheran’s campus.

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    Healing on Holy Hill

    On Monday, October 29, 2018, the GTU held an interreligious service remembering the victims of the horrific shooting at the Tree of Life Community in Pittsburgh. We are pleased to share these reflections from Dr. Robert A. Rees, director of Mormon Studies at the GTU. 

    Celebrating Women Scholars of the GTU

    GTU Women's Voices Campaign

    The GTU boasts one of the largest contingents of female theology students and alumnae in the country--and our Women's Voices Campaign offered more than 30 graduates an opportunity to share their GTU stories. We are proud of the work of our female scholars--past, present, and future--and proud to be an educational community where women can thrive and flourish.     

    Read the Fall 2018 issue now

    Skylight Talks to President Lehmann

    The Fall 2018 issue of the GTU's SKYLIGHT magazine includes a conversation with  our new president, Rabbi Daniel Lehmann, and a story about GTU students and alumni who are sharing the GTU's approach to interreligious education at a local community college, and much more. You can read the online edition now. 

    Featured Event

    Holocaust Memory in Poland: Attitudes, Studies, Politics and More

    Please join the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies for a lecture given by Dr. Jolanta Ambrozewicz-Jacobs, scholar at the Kosciuszko Foundation, titled Holocaust Memory in Poland: Attitudes, Studies, Politics and More.

Doug Adams Gallery: Sept 6 - Dec 13, 2018

Gestures to the Divine: Works by Hagit Cohen

GTU Library Gallery, Oct 11, 2018 - Jan 11, 2019

Salma Arastu: Seeking Oneness

The GTU Library is honored to present a new art exhibition entitled "Salma Arastu: Seeking Oneness," on display from October 11, 2018, through January 11, 2019. 

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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.