Master in Sociology and Anthropology of Religion
The Department of Sociology offers Masters' Programmes for specialists and non-specialists open to students to students in the humanities and more specifically to those with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology, Philosophy, History, Ethnology, .Cultural Studies, Psychology, Law, International relations, etc.
The main objective of the program is using various academic methods to help students build awareness and skill benchmarking and expert behavior in the dialogue between different religions.
The courses in the Master's program "Sociology and Anthropology of Religion" explore the role of religion in human societies and the different ways in which people in their historical development have been looking for the meaning of their existence.
The main highlights of the program are:
- To build an awareness and skills for a comparative analysis of specific religious phenomena through the use of various methods of studying the connections between religion and other humanities:sociology, philosophy, psychology, ethnology, anthropology, etc.
- To apply an approach which accepts the existence of different religions and millions of believers. This approach is meant to enhance the understanding of religion, and not to support or reject religious faith or different religious practices.
Graduates of the Master's program "Sociology and anthropology of religion" can achieve roles as active participants in the processes of interaction between religious and civil organizations through educational programs and comparative analyses as well as in the field of research, preparation of textbooks for high schools, and consultants in the fields of government, public relations, education.