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.
- LinkedIn Group: "Alumni of Harvard University Comparative Study of Religion Undergraduate Concentration"
- LinkedIn Group: "Doctoral Alumni from the Study of Religion at Harvard University"
- AAR Employment Center
- Open Scholar - Personal Scholar Sites
- The Study of Religion at Harvard University public Facebook page (weekly announcements are posted here)
- Doctoral student Facebook group - log-in required
Frequently Asked Questions
- What happens if I’ve been away from Harvard and the requirements for my field changed while I was gone?
- Can I concentrate in religion and still go to law or medical school?
- What is the average length of study for doctoral candidates?
- Can doctoral students defer funding?
- What is the latest information on the unionization of graduate students at Harvard?
- Can I transfer from another concentration as a sophomore or junior and get credit for tutorials taken in other departments?
- Can I pursue a degree in Law and the Study of Religion?