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International perspectives on religious education in Europe

Are you interested in learning about Religious Education in Europe?

The course deals with various types of religious education (RE) that are represented in European state school systems. Religious education in each country is presented in relation to historical and social contexts and to church-state relations. The study of religious education considers macro, mezo and micro levels, and links these together with clear classroom examples. Both confessional and non-confessional variants of RE, as well as the school's relation to religious teaching environments outside compulsory school, are studied and discussed.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars.

    Course requirements: deadlines for submission of written assignments is a mandatory element of the course. The language of instruction is English. Instruction is net-based. 


    The course is examined on the basis of continuous examination through written assignments. The language of examination is English.


    Jenny Berglund

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.

    Instruction is net-based.

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

  • Contact

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