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Master's Degree Programme in
Religious Studies (inter-university)





Why enrol in this programme


become a specialist in religious traditions and develop with a sound knowledge of socio-anthropological methodologies and of textual sources, languages, and historical events. This inter-university course is held at Ca’ Foscari and at the University of Padua


gain a deep understanding of the religions of the Mediterranean area, the Middle East, India and East Asia


develop skills in philology and linguistics that will be necessary when you read original texts; such skills will also enable you to make a critical assessment of sources and to gain a personal and informed understanding of religion

Your future career options

experts in the various sectors of interreligious relations and communications and multi-confessional social contexts, in public and private structures

specialists, in Italian or international study or research centres, on the religious phenomenon

activities in religious publishing or in publishing houses with book series or in any case interests in the religious sphere

Notices and deadlines

For information see the Moodle page for students enrolled in Science of Religions, on the Department of Historical, Geographic and Ancient Sciences website on the University of Padova (administrative institute).

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Dorsoduro 3462, Fondamenta Foscarini, 30123 Venice (Italy)