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.

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Beit Midrash - Dec. 5

Join CJS for a weekly beit midrash [house of study] program during Fall 2023 in the GTU Library hosted by Deena Aranoff and Sam S.B. Shonkoff.

Collaborative Tables 1&2, GTU Library

PhD Application Workshop

Considering applying to the GTU's PhD program? The PhD Fall 2024 application deadline is approaching quickly. Join us for a virtual PhD Application Workshop. 

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Worlds of Corporeality: Judaism and the Material World

Join the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union for a live discussion of the new GTUx original “Worlds of Corporeality: Judaism and the Material World.

Online Event
5:30pm to 6:30pm