For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in the humanities, cultural studies, or social sciences with at least 30 credits in religious studies, or an equivalent degree.
Proof of English language skills (level B2 CEFR) and proof of language skills in either French, Spanish, Italian, Latin or Ancient Greek (level A2 CEFR).
The DSH - or German Language University Entrance Exam for Foreign Students - is obligatory for all applicants whose first language is not German and who have earned their initial degree from a university (or equivalent institution) where the language of instruction is not German.
The program enables students to analyze and interpret processes of transfer and transformation of religious concepts and practices in various regions. Here, religious aspects of European cultural history are central in terms of artistic, philosophical, and intellectual history. In addition, cultural traditions from non-European religions as well as gender relations in various historical and cultural contexts are examined.