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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“Old Boys” at the New Lehrhaus: The Rosenzweig-Buber-Scholem Debate transported to 2023

In partnership with the Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, and YIVO in New York

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Faith Lifestyles to Beat Plastic Pollution

Join us for a live discussion of the ways in which faith communities can combat climate crisis.

Online Event

48th Annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Rev. Dr. Dorsey Blake will present the 48th Annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture titled, “Seeking, Queering, and Transcending" on November 7, 2023, at 5:00 PM PST.

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley