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
- Can I pursue a degree in Law and the Study of Religion?
- What are the costs and benefits of spending a term or a year abroad?
- Do you have to believe in God to study religion?
- What is required for application to the Ph.D. program?
- Do I need to mail my transcripts by the application deadline?
- What financial aid is available for doctoral students?
- What are "Family Accommodations" for graduate students?
- Why should I concentrate in Religion?