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Interreligious Studies


Ecumenical Institute

Université de Genève (UNIGE)

Lieu de formation

Bogis-Bossey (VD)

Langue d'enseignement


Type de formation

Hautes écoles universitaires HEU - Formation continue: formations longues

Modalités temporelles

À temps partiel

Thèmes de formation

Théologie, religion, spiritualité

Filières d'études

Théologie protestante



Mise à jour 07.06.2024


Description de la formation

Le Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) est une formation postgrade donnée par les hautes écoles et elle équivaut à au moins 10 crédits ECTS.


Two learning components: a distance learning period (6 weeks) and an intensive residential 3-week-period of study, research and community life. The residential period includes 4 study modules:

  • Core Course on Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • Thematic Workshops
  • Practical Interreligious Workshop
  • Interreligious Study Visits


  • Study the issues at stake in interreligious dialogue and engagement through an interdisciplinary approach linking theory and practice
  • Understand the nature of the interreligious dialogue and engagement as well as its place in a local, national and international society
  • Understand past, present and future challenges of the interreligious dialogue and engagement as well as its place in a local, national and international global and plural society
  • Strengthen knowledge on the three Abrahamic religions: Christianity, Islam and Judaism
  • Become aware of an interdisciplinary approach in interfaith studies
  • Find constructive solutions linking theory of interreligious studies to practice of interreligious dialogue and engagement
  • Discover how the three religions respond to modern challenges

Plan de la formation

1 crédit ECTS correspond à environ 25-30 heures de travail.


Conditions d’admission

Admission criteria

  • University bachelor's or master's degree, bachelor or master of a technical college or a qualification deemed equivalent or demonstrate a relevant professional experience in the field of interreligious studies
  • Good command of written and spoken English


International audience, religious leader, student and lay person, preferably from the three Abrahamic religions, with a suitable level of religious literacy and/or experience in the field of interreligious dialogue and engagement.


CHF 3'300.-


  • Certificate of Advanced Studies CAS

CAS in Interreligious Studies (10 ECTS credits).

Diploma delivered jointly by University of Geneva, Ecumenical Institute of Bossey.

Infos pratiques

Lieu / adresse

  • Bogis-Bossey (VD)

Format: Blended learning

Déroulement temporel

Durée de la formation

About 2 months.

Modalités temporelles

  • À temps partiel

Langue d’enseignement

  • anglais


Renseignements / contact

Ecumenical Institute
Tel.: +41(0)22 960 73 00