The Study of Religion draws upon social scientific and humanistic methods in order to interpret religious phenomena worldwide. Due to this interdisciplinary approach, the Study of Religion attracts creative, versatile students willing to learn different ways of thinking about and interpreting human life and culture. The religion concentration at Harvard allows students to explore some of the most profound issues that face human beings. Read more.
Giving to Harvard
If you are interested in making a gift to Harvard, please visit the Development Office page. If you would like to designate that gift to Study of Religion, on the online form under "Select a Fund" choose "Other" and type in "Committee on the Study of Religion."
Frequently Asked Questions
- Can I pursue a degree in Law and the Study of Religion?
- How do I apply to the Ph.D. Program in the Study of Religion at Harvard University?
- Do I need to submit my GRE scores by the application deadline?
- Do people who concentrate in religion also practice a religion?
- What financial aid is available for doctoral students?
- What are "Family Accommodations" for graduate students?
- In addition to Harvard's financial aid, are there other fellowships available?