The GTU provides students with the opportunity for intensive academic study of many religious traditions including forms of Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, and Judaism, as well as interdisciplinary topics such as art and religion or theology and science.

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Unique Degree Concentrations

Ranging from Aesthetics to Yoga

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Core Doctoral Faculty Members

From diverse faiths and fields

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Faculty Across the Consortium

To guide your academic career

The proximity of our member schools, academic centers, and interdisciplinary programs creates a dynamic intellectual community that draws scholars from around the world. Students entering the PhD or MA program benefit from the GTU’s diverse, multi-religious environment and draw on the depth of faculty expertise available among the more than 100 full-time faculty members across this diverse consortium. 

Explore Our Doctoral Program

Our PhD curriculum builds on the ecumenical, interreligious, and interdisciplinary strengths of the GTU, offering rich opportunities for both specialization and cross-disciplinary study.

Discover Our MA Program

The GTU Common Master of Arts provides exciting opportunities to explore theology and religion in response to the challenges posed by contemporary cultures. 

Departments and Concentrations

GTU degree programs feature more than thirty unique concentrations - from Aesthetics to Yoga Studies - grouped into four interdisciplinary departments.

CJS Sukkah Building Party

Please join the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies for our annual sukkah building party.


Front Courtyard, LeConte Building

A View from the Bench : Closing Artist Roundtable

A closing artist roundtable for "A View from the Bench" will take place on Thursday, September 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in the GTU Dinner Board Room. The event will include a showing of the film Cruz Reynoso: Sowing the Seeds of Justice with filmmaker Abby Ginzberg in attendance,...

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Library Booksale!

It's time for the GIANT ANNUAL LIBRARY BOOKSALE. Outside in front of the library, starting at 10am. 

Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
10:00am to 3:00pm