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Degree options in Religious Studies

Students may now choose to minor in the Abrahamic Religions. Minors are also available in Arabic Studies and in Classics.


16th century Sanskrit Jain manuscript depicting monk Kalaka

Sanskrit in 2016-17

Click here to learn about our Sanskrit class coming up in 2016-17


Welcome to Religious Studies

A full list of our classes is available here.
For a timetable of our classes, go here.

Religious Studies Graduates

Dalhousie Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Convocation, May 25 2015
(from left to right) Nael Abd El-Rahaman, Nour Awad, Dr. Christopher Austin, Emma D'Eon.
Nour Awad won the Religious Studies Medal for 2015.


Make a Donation to Religious Studies

We would be thrilled and extremely grateful if you would like to show your support for Dalhousie's Religious Studies Programme with a monetary donation of any size. All donations are tax deductible and administered securely through Dalhousie's donations page.


1. visit this page: https://alumniapps.dal.ca/giving/giving.php

2. specify gift amount

3. choose one-time or monthly donation

4. under "Area I'd like to support", choose "Select a designation by Faculty"

5. in the drop-down options, please select:
Arts & Social Sciences --> Classics --> Religious Studies

Thank you very much!


Classics/Religious Studies Newsletter



Religious Studies at Dalhousie


The Religious Studies program is administered by the Department of Classics