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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.

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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.

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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.

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Madrasa-Midrasha | Psychoanalysis in Judaism and Islam

Join us for a conversation on Psychoanalysis in Judaism and Islam with Dr. Naomi Seidman (University of Toronto) and Dr. Omnia El Shakry (UC Davis).

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IBS Symposium | Authority and Normativity in and Between Buddhist Traditions

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