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
- Why should I concentrate in Religion?
- Can I transfer from another concentration as a sophomore or junior and get credit for tutorials taken in other departments?
- What is the latest information on the unionization of graduate students at Harvard?
- Can I teach in years G5 and G6, as a priority student?
- Can courses “double-count” for both Gen Ed and Religion requirements?
- What financial aid is available for doctoral students?
- Is a writing sample required for applicants?
- Can I concentrate in religion and still go to law or medical school?