Åbo Akademi University, Department of Comparative Religion

National Network
Finland
Address

Fabriksgatan 2
20500 Åbo
Finlande

Telephone
+358 35822153270
Fax
+358 35822154902
E-Mail
laura.wickstrom@abo.fi
Organisation Type
Public Institution
Year of Establishment
1988
Fields of Activity
  1. Religion
  2. Research
General Information
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
Peter Nynäs
Head of the organisation
Professor Peter Nynäs