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BA Courses (German)

Whether ancient love and lust deities, the spread of Buddhism, or the loval religious diversity of the Ruhr area - the undergraduate courses of the Religious Studies program give students insights into the history and present of religion(s). In Bochum the focus of courses are in terms of region on the vast double-continent of Asia and Europe. The undergraduate program is generally taught in German. For more informationen please click here.

MA Program

The newly designed MA program seeks to attract graduate students from around the world. The program courses are in English, free of charge and equips students with theoretical and methodological expertise from a wide range of disciplines to explore religion in its social and cultural environments. The program integrates distinct approaches in the study of religions, such as social scientific theories and methods with philological and historical research. For more information click here.


Welcome to the
Winter Term 2021/2022!

Click for important information on courses, Moodle and documents for the BA program (GER) and the MA program.


Student Couseling

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Safe Space CERES

We are an inclusive institute and we do not tolerate any form of discrimination. Please do not hestitate to contact us if you have experienced any form of discrimination. We are here for you: Safe space office hour.