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 people who concentrate in religion also practice a religion?
- Why should I concentrate in Religion?
- Is a writing sample required for applicants?
- What are the opportunities for teaching?
- In addition to Harvard's financial aid, are there other fellowships available?
- Can I transfer from another concentration as a sophomore or junior and get credit for tutorials taken in other departments?
- What financial aid is available for doctoral students?