Andreas Johandi was awarded the Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral research

Andreas Johandi, Research Fellow in Near Eastern Religions at the School of Theology and Religious Studies, was awarded the Humboldt Research Fellowship to focus on researching the Pantheon of the ancient city-state of Umma at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

Open Call: Three Full-Time Paid PhD Positions in Theology and Religious Studies

Three full-time four-year paid PhD positions are available for theology and religious studies at the School of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Tartu.

About the School

The main focus of the school is research and education in theology and religious studies. The school tries to build upon longstanding traditions as well as adapt to the modern world around it, creating an intricate, but productive environment for present and future development. Until 2015, the school was called the Faculty of Theology

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Exchange opportunities

PhD Studies


Currently there are four main fields of study at the school. Each of these study fields has multiple faculty members working on it together with PhD students.

History and the present of religiosity

Church History

Religious History of the Middle East and the Bible

Contemporary Christian faith and practice


Our blog contains popular science overviews of our research and information about what’s happening in the fields of theology and religious studies. Occasionally we also post in English.

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