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Åbo Akademi University, Department of Comparative Religion

National Network: 
Finland
Address: 
Fabriksgatan 2
20500 Åbo
Finland
Telephone: 
+358 35822153270
Fax: 
+358 35822154902
Organisation Type: 
Public Institution
Year of Establishment: 
1988
Fields of Activity: 
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

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