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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 2.19k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 12.4k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 1 Th5 2017
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 166pts.

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    Tension between group solidarity and productive relations with ' others'  has been part of human history for as long as evidence exists. In Europe it has played out most enduringly in relations among the monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Today, in the face of mass migration from Muslim regions, questions of political identity and belonging remain bound up with religious affiliation. This one-year degree programme focuses on relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims in the antique world and how these relations have formed our modern society. We will explore concepts as religious pluralism, politics, and their many interfaces globally in particular. In this track within the Master's Programme in Theology & Religious Studies, you will: * examine the literary sources of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in a historically informed way in order to bring critical perspectives to modern interpretations; * identify continuing issues in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic self-definition, toleration of difference, and exclusionary or conversionist tendencies; * map a range of ancient possibilities for coexistence or conviviality and their opposites under changing co

    Instruction modes

    group discussion, lecture, individual assignment, literature study, oral presentation, research, research proposal, seminar, internship, tutorial, self study

    Accreditation: NVAO

    Erasmus Mundus program: This is an Erasmus Mundus program.


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    Admission requirements

    A letter of motivation to the admissions committee explaining the choice for this study programme (max. 1 page) is required, just like an overview of your bachelor programme, a Curriculum Vitae and a writing sample of an academic paper in OAS (Online Application System).

    Other requirements

    1. schriftelijk verzoek A letter of motivation to the admissions committee explaining the choice for this study programme (max. 1 page) is required, just like an overview of your bachelor programme, a Curriculum Vitae and a writing sample of an academic paper in OAS (Online Application System).
    2. cijferlijst A grade list of the marks of your bachelor's degree programme with an explanation of the followed courses.
    3. taaltoets cijfer TOEFL: 580 paper/237 computer/92 internet; IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 on each part) (not for native speakers)
    4. vooropleiding (ISPAC: vereiste vooropleiding) Bachelor degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Arts, Philosophy or Social Science (e.g. Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology). Depending on your former study and courses a reading package will be provided. We assume that you are aware of the concepts and theoretical discussions outlined in this literature. Students with another bachelor's degree can be permitted via a bridging programme.

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