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.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Do you have to believe in God to study religion?
- Can I transfer from another concentration as a sophomore or junior and get credit for tutorials taken in other departments?
- In addition to Harvard's financial aid, are there other fellowships available?
- Do I need to submit my GRE scores by the application deadline?
- How do I apply to the Ph.D. Program in the Study of Religion at Harvard University?
- Can courses “double-count” for both Gen Ed and Religion requirements?
- What is required for application to the Ph.D. program?
- How does my advisor lift the "hold"?