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Religious Studies Major Advising Sheet

Study Abroad for Religious Studies Majors


AU Abroad, in consultation with the Department of Philosophy and Religion, offers a selection of programs suited for Religious Studies majors. These programs are recommended based on the academic quality of the host institution’s course offerings in your major. In addition to the following programs, students can also explore other options through AU Abroad.

The Department of Philosophy and Religion recommends that students study abroad during their junior year.  

Religion related courses taken abroad will count toward the Religious Studies major requirement of nine credits to be taken outside the Departmen tof Philosophy and Religion.

Below is a selection of highlighted study abroad options. Some options in Spain, France and Germany may require advanced language proficiency.

Australia 

University of Queensland 
 

Canada 

Carleton University 
 

Czech Republic 

Prague Jewish Studies (CET) 
 

England 

King’s College London 
Oxford University—Lady Margaret Hall 
School of Oriental and African Studies 
University of Exeter 

India

India: Buddhist Studies in India (Antioch University)

Ireland 

Trinity College Dublin 


Israel 

Ben Gurion University 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
Tel Aviv University
University of Haifa 
 

Japan

Japan and Its Buddhist Traditions (Antioch University)


Netherlands 

University of Leiden 
 

New Zealand 

University of Auckland 
Victoria University of Wellington 
 

Scotland 

University of Edinburgh 
University of Glasgow