St Irenaeus Orthodox Theological Institute will relocate to Radboud University in Nijmegen on 1 July 2021, leaving its former base Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. To this end the board of St Irenaeus entered into a cooperation agreement with the Executive Board of Radboud University. St Irenaeus Institute offers education at an academic level and conducts research in the field of both Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Christianity.
Last change on Friday 18 June: Corona measurements for higher education will be relaxed.
The Board of the Faculty of Religion and Theology of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) has appointed VU professor Miranda Klaver as head of the Beliefs & Practices department with effect from 1 August 2021.
The Faculty of Religion and Theology (FRT) and the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM, part of the Faculty of Science) have appointed Iris Veerbeek MA as the 2021 Junior Fellow in the Ethics of the Anthropocene.
The Executive Board of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) has appointed Arie Zwiep as professor of Hermeneutics at the Faculty of Religion and Theology (FRT) with effect of the 15th of May.
The Faculty of Religion and Theology has received a grant from the eScience Center for the project “Morphological Parser for Inflectional Languages Using Deep Learning”.
From April 1 2021, the Faculty of Religion and Theology (FRT) of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) appoints Puneet Bindlish (India) as assistant professor of Hindu Spirituality, in cooperation with the Hindu Council of the Netherlands.
On March 22 the Faculty of Religion and Theology organised the first session for students to make space for reflection and conversation during this time of lockdown.
As for March 1 this year, the Executive Board of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) appointed David Gushee (US) as professor on the new endowed Chair of Christian Social Ethics at the Faculty of Religion and Theology, and is established in cooperation with the International Baptist Theological Study Centre (IBTS Centre) in Amsterdam.
The Executive Board of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) has appointed Jessica Roitman as professor of Jewish Studies at the Faculty of Religion and Theology (FRT) with effect of the 1st of February 2021.
In 2021 one or more junior scholars will be selected for the Fellowship in Ethics of the Anthropocene. Applications should be submitted by January 15th 2021.
On December 1, Prof. Bee Scherer will start as professor of Buddhist Studies at the Faculty of Religion and Theology, as part of the training for Buddhist spiritual care.
VU professor Marianne Moyaert receives NWO Vidi for research about Christian-Jewish and Christian-Muslim couples11-04-20
This year 81 experienced researchers receive a NWO Vidi of 800,000 euro
Building bridges towards a more human society.
Theology program at the VU and PThU tackles urgent themes such as racism, gender-based discrimination and inequality10-08-20
Ónline symposium (16-17 Oct) to celebrate 25 Years of Bridging Gaps: Intercultural Theology for a More Human and Equal Society.