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Netherlands, Utrecht

A Common Witness of Catholics and Protestants – The Challenge of 500 Years of Reformation

Can Catholics and Protestants find a common voice? In a secular society, conflict among churches is a poor witness to the good news of reconciliation that they proclaim. Therefore,...

Netherlands, Nijmegen

Migrants, Refugees and Religion: Global and Comparative Perspectives

This course explores the multifaceted experience of migrants and refugees, particularly in relation to culture and religion. It will take an interdisciplinary and global approach e...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 525
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Mysticism & Modern Critique

The course focuses on the inherently critical dimension of Western mystical tradition. By closely­ reading some key mystical texts (Pseudo-Dionysius, Teresa of Avila, Fenelon),the...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Russia, St.Petersburg

Speak as Professional: Russian Language for Business SESSION 2

Today Russia is one of the world’s most promising and prospective fields for doing business and a key player in the major industries. Learning Russian Language now is a smart inves...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 480
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Syriac Christianity: Past and Present

Recent political developments in Syria have thrust this particular branch of Christianity into the spotlight. This unique course offers students a comprehensive introduction to key...

Germany, Bochum

Eurasian Religions in Contact

The Eurasian Religions in Contact Summer School provides a format for introducing and discussing cutting-edge research relating to the problems of studying global inter-religious r...

language English
duration 1 week
Netherlands, Utrecht

Migrating Religions

When people move, their gods move with them. In this course you will discover how the transition of religious groups from one location to another changed history. By investigat...

Italy, Rome

Cultural Dimensions of Christian Spirituality CDCS

The CDCS will help to improve the understanding of historical and modern cultural challenges for Christian spirituality with regards to single persons and in the context of Christi...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Buddhism and Psychology

This course addresses "modern" and "Western" interpretations of Buddhism. Students explore major Buddhist theories, doctrines, and their global resonance and consider the epistemic...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Religion in the World: Beyond the Secular Paradigm

This Summer School course focuses on current debates in the academic Study of Religion about the role of religion in our globalized world. Theories of secularization, which for a l...

Russia, St.Petersburg

Speak as Professional: Russian Language for Business SESSION 1

Today Russia is one of the world’s most promising and prospective fields for doing business and a key player in the major industries. Learning Russian Language now is a smart inves...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 480
Netherlands, Utrecht

Old Catholic Theology in its Ecumenical Context

The course offers an introduction to Old Catholic theology in an ecumenical context. Old Catholic theology is understood as the main theological currents as they exist in Union of...

Russia, St.Petersburg

Exploring the Russian Heritage: Language, History, Literature, Economics

Enjoy having holidays in the most charming city of Russia and earn academic credits at the same time! This summer school module comprises a range of elective courses helping our st...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 600

Religion and Conflict: The Balkans’ Explorations vs. Explorations of the Balkans

This course will explore the processes of how political and ethnic conflict can become “religious”, on the one hand, and how religion can itself generate conflict, on the other. Du...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450
United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in Theology

Theology attempts to answer some of the biggest religious questions that face, and have faced mankind, for millennia. Indeed, Oxford has taught Theology for almost that long; it is...

language English
duration 7 weeks
Russia, St.Petersburg

The Challenge of the White Nights: Language, Politics and Art

June is the best month to come for those who would like to enjoy the famous White Nights and earn academic credits at the same time. We provide our students with excellent opportun...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 480

Courses 2016

Denmark, Copenhagen

New Wars – Old Beliefs: Conflict and Religion in 21st Century

The course will address the renewed importance of religion in current wars. During the first decades of the twenty-first century religion has reestablished itself as probably the m...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Germany, Bochum

Eurasian Religions in Contact 2016

ERiC Summer School provides a fruitful and well-established format for introducing and discussing cutting-edge research relating to the problems of studying inter-religious relatio...

language English
duration 2 weeks
United Kingdom, Oxford

Study Religion in Oxford

Our course in religious studies equips you with all the tools to think critically about the different Abrahamic religions, whilst deepening your knowledge of them. There is scope t...

France, Strasbourg

The Apocrypha in the Age of Cathedrals

The "Protevangelium of James", the "Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew" and the "Nativity of Mary" form the so-called “Nativity of Mary” narratives. They relate the birth and early life of M...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 100
Netherlands, Utrecht

Old Catholic Theology in its Ecumenical Context

The course offers an introduction to Old Catholic theology in an ecumenical context. Old Catholic theology is understood as the main theological currents as they exist in Union of...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Liturgy and Church Music ? The Liturgy of Hours: From Vespers, Choral Evensong to Iona and Taiz

The new Dutch protestant hymnal Liedboek - Zingen en bidden in huis en kerk (2013) contains a wealth of musical and liturgical materials. This wealth poses a challenge to ministers...

Courses 2015

Germany, Bochum

Eurasian Religions in Contact 2015

Taking a broadly global approach to religious interactions, the ERiC Summer School of the Käte Hamburger Kolleg (KHK) at CERES examines the theme "Eurasian Religions in Contact"....

Courses 2014

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Rituals in Life

What sort of repertoire of rituals can be developed in daily life, life events and life crises, and how can spiritual professionals make sure these match the spiritual needs of the...

Denmark, Aarhus

Modern Protestant Theology in a Global Context

Content of the course: 1) The Bible and biblical hermeneutics 2) Theology of the Cross 3) Theology of hope 4) Modern Protestantism in the ecumenical debate

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht

Liturgy and Church Music: The New Dutch Hymnal

This summer school offers an introduction to new developments in Dutch church music and liturgy. It focuses in particular on the new hymnal 'Liedboek. Zingen en bidden in huis en k...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Old Catholic Theology in its Ecumenical Context

The course offers an introduction to Old Catholic theology in its ecumenical context. Old Catholic theology is understood as the main theological currents that exist in the Union o...

Lithuania, Klaipeda

Special Topics: Religion and Cultural Change: Myths and Images of Post Modernity

Lithuania is a culture where ancient religion and modern ideology is being challenged by Western cultural consumer products which are part of the global cultural marketplace. North...

duration 6 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 274
Lithuania, Klaipeda

Faith Themes in Literature

This course is a thematic study of short fiction, drama, novel, and poetry. Using biblical texts and theological themes as foundational material, students will engage in critical a...

duration 5 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 274

Courses 2012

Denmark, Aarhus

Genres and Ethics: How Early Christian Texts Produce Ethical Teaching. The challenge of the “ethical turn”

Within the study of early Christianity, the interaction between the construction of ethics and the production of literature plays a pivotal role. Until now there does not exist a c...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Denmark, Aarhus

In Defence of Christianity. Early Christian Apologists

Second century A.D. was a formative period of major importance for Christianity. In this period the basic structures of Christian theology were formed. In this process the so-calle...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1

Courses 2011

Denmark, Aarhus

Origen of Alexandria - his time, his texts, and his theology

The theology of Origen of Alexandria is very important for understanding early Christianity. Understanding Origen’s theology is thus a key to the understanding of second and third...