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 - "Dwelling in Vulnerability" with Rabbi Maya Zinkow

Join us for this special beit midrash in the CJS Sukkah for a lunch and learn program with Rabbi Maya Zinkow.

West Side Landing, Flora Lamson Hewlett LIbrary

Literature Review Tools and Zotero

Add related resources and see connections with AI integrations for Zotero

Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Discovering a World of Faith: Commonalities and Distinctions

Peggy Fletcher Stack, senior religion reporter for the Salt Lake Tribune, will be speaking about the diversity of faiths around the world.

Berkeley 1st Ward Chapel