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Religions and Sustainable Development Goals – Perspectives from Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Intended for an international audience of young people interested and engaged in interreligious dialogue, the Ecumenical Institute's Certificate of Advanced Studies in Interreligious Studies includes lectures, courses, workshops and study visits to places of interreligious interest, and is accredited by the University of Geneva under the Swiss Higher Education Programme for Continuing Education.
Religions and Sustainable Development Goals – Perspectives from Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Participants in an interfaith community workshop at the Ecumenical Institute in 2014. © Peter Williams/WCC

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When

23 July - 10 August 2018

Where

Bossey, Switzerland

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Intended for an international audience of young people (ages 20-35) interested and engaged in interreligious dialogue, religious leaders, students, lay persons and professionals with a suitable level of religious literacy and/or experience in the field of interreligious dialogue and engagement, especially among the three Abrahamic religions, the Ecumenical Institute's Certificate of Advanced Studies in Interreligious Studies is accredited by the University of Geneva under the Swiss Higher Education Programme for Continuing Education.

The course encompasses a study period of 6 weeks (3 weeks distance learning, 3 weeks residential). The residential period includes lectures, courses, workshops and study visits to places of interreligious interest.

Courses are conducted by professors of the Ecumenical Institute and experts of the World Council of Churches in collaboration with the Autonomous Faculty of Protestant Theology of the University of Geneva and Jewish and Muslim partners.

Deadline for applications: 9 April 2018

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