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Our Religious Studies Programs at Bayreuth University...

... offer a fascinating, interdisciplinary opportunity to study both at Bachelors and Masters level leaving room for personal interests. Programs aim for a thorough and problem oriented education in religious traditions, their historical and modern characteristics, theories of religious studies, and research methods of cultural studies.


The religion section of Bayreuth University offers the following Bachelor- and Master-Programs:

Please notice: For all first and second cycle programs, German language skills (DSH or an equivalent certificate) are required.

B.A. Kultur und Gesellschaft

M.A. Religionswissenschaft

B.A. Kombinationsfach


ERASMUS- and other exchange students temporarily matriculated at Bayreuth University do not need to have German language skills (for terms and conditions of our exchange programs see Information for incomings).

PhD candidates without German language skills can be accredited after consultation with the respective PhD-supervisor.



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