The Study Plan gives a general overview of the programme.
Here is the course plan for students starting in September 2021.
And here is the course plan for students that started in September 2020.
In the fall semester 2021, the following courses are mandatory for first-year students:
In the fall semester 2021, the following courses are mandatory for second-year students:
Interreligious Relations: Defining Moments, Current Encounters
Thesis Colloquium (for a description of this course see the course-lists of the individual partner universities)
In the spring semester 2021, the following courses were offered:
Mandatory course for first-year students:
About the courses in general
Teaching combines distance learning, compact in-person seminars twice pr. semester, course assignments, tutorials and traditional teaching at the individual host institutions.
The courses range from optional ones:
– Classical languages: Hebrew, Arabic.
– Text courses where a given subject, such as Early Christian Martyrdom, The Qur’an, or Classical Rabbinic Texts, is studied through texts in the original language
– Interaction courses where the early interaction between the religions is studied by looking at themes such as Apologetics and Conversion or Space, Art and Identity.
to mandatory courses in:
– The emergence of Judaism, Christianity and Islam
– The study of ancient religions (a method course)
– Inter-religious relations: Defining Moments, Current Encounters
– Holy Scriptures in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Example of the contents of an interaction course, The Quran and the Bible: Introduction to the Quran and its Biblical Contexts
Each course will be examined and marked according to the rules obtaining in the country and at the institution responsible for the course. The rules concerning re-examination and complaints likewise follow the rules obtaining in the country and at the institution offering any given course. Here are relevant links:
For an explanation of the ECTS grading system we use, see here.