Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
The department has three full-time employed people and several researchers. It is run on state and project funding. The department provides teaching and research in comparative religion with various partners.
Mission and Objectives
The department's mission is to excel in teaching and research in comparative religion both in Finland and internationally.
Main Projects / Activities
YARG – Young adults and religion in a global perspective, Centre of Excellence 2015-2018.
Several individual research projects on Muslims and religious diversity in Finland.
Contact (1) Full Name
Head of the organisation
Professor Peter Nynäs