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    Give to the Potterveld Fund

    Help the GTU celebrate the legacy of our recently retired president, Riess Potterveld, and build on the foundation established under his leadership by making a gift to the Potterveld Fund for Interreligious Education and Scholarship.
    President Daniel L. Lehmann

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    GTU Welcomes President Daniel L. Lehmann

    President Daniel Lehmann began his first day at the GTU expressing appreciation for the school’s rich history and great enthusiasm for its future. “Thanks to the generative intersection of the world’s great religious traditions that’s been created here, the GTU is uniquely positioned to educate a new generation of scholars, leaders, and activists who can apply deep and sophisticated interreligious learning to the challenges of an increasingly polarized world,” Lehmann said. “I am both humbled and excited by the responsibility to lead the GTU in the next chapter of its illustrious history.”

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    Register Now for Fall 2018 Classes

    Searchable Course Catalog

    Our online course catalog is updated for the 2018-19 academic year. Explore the amazing array of courses being offered at the GTU! General registration for Fall 2018 classes continues through August 31. 

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Celebrating the GTU Class of 2018

The GTU honored 43 graduates at its 2018 Commencement Exercises on May 10. You can read more about it here, and watch the replay of the streaming video.

Library Gallery, June 19 - Sept. 21, 2018

A View from the Bench

"A View from the Bench" features a selection of drawings by Cruz Reynoso on his case notes while he served on the California State Supreme Court, as well as works by other Chicano artists.

Faith Traditions

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


Faculty Members

Working and teaching at the GTU


Scholarly Institutions

Combining to form a diverse community for religious study

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.

Faith & Film Series: The Kid with a Bike

Interested in thought-provoking film and conversation? This popular film series, co-sponsored by First Pres and New College Berkeley, returns this summer with a collection of films that chronicle the story of people invited by God on journeys of a lifetime. Films include Ida (8/3), Stones Cry...

First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley

Zotero Workshop

Save time, use Zotero for citing your sources. 

Collaborative Learning Space, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Zotero Workshop

Save time, use Zotero for citing your sources. 

Collaborative Learning Space, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
2:30pm to 3:30pm