Irkutsk State University

Faculty of Religious Studies and Theology

Address:1 Karl Marx St, Irkutsk

Contacts: tel. +7 (3952) 33-43-72

E-mail: dean@philosophy.isu.ru

The first in Eastern Siberia. the Faculty of Religious Studies and Theology of Irkutsk State University is a unique academic unit of the University. The faculty was created as a response to present demand to strengthen the spiritual and moral foundations of modern Russian society.

The Faculty of Religious Studies and Theology is five years old.

The teaching staff of the faculty includes 6 professors, 8 associate professors, 7 lecturers.

The faculty has two departments - the Department of Philosophy and Methodology of Science and the Department of Religious Studies and Theology.

With the active assistance of the Irkutsk diocese, the ISU East –Siberian Orthodox Research and Education Center was founded in conjunction with Harlampievsky Temple and received the status of a university-general department.

Over 14,500 primary sources concentrated in the ISU research library are the intellectual and theoretical basis for the specialties of “Religion” and “Theology”.

In its educational and scientific activities the Faculty cooperates with the Ministry of Education of the Irkutsk region, CIMPS (Irkutsk Center for Information and Methodical and Psychological Support), St. Tikhon Orthodox University for the Humanities, religious organizations of the Baikal region, with Russian universities, with the core department of the Irkutsk region etc.

 

COURSES OF STUDY

BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAM

Part-time study

Period of study– 4 years

Speciality

Specialization

Religious Studies

Historical-Religious

(Methods of Teaching)

Theology

Practical Theology

 

MASTER DEGREE PROGRAM

Part-time study

Period of studies – 2 years

Speciality

Specialization

Religious Studies

Theoretical-Religious (Methodological Basis for Religious Studies)