Academics

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.

Faith & Film Series: Ida

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
7:00pm

Faith & Film Series: Stones Cry Out

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
7:00pm

Faith & Film Series: Letters to Father Jacob

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
7:00pm