Centre for Religious Studies (Centrum für Religiöse Studien, CRS)
|Institution||Centre for Religious Studies|
|Themes||Islam, Orthodox Christianity and Judaism|
|Orientation||interdisciplinary research on religion, development of teacher training programmes|
The Centre for Religious Studies (CRS) is a centre established by the University of Münster, in cooperation with the Ministry of Schools, Science and Research of North Rhine-Westphalia. The CRS supports research on and teaching of religious studies at the WWU, in particular the deepening and elaboration of interreligious and intercultural issues and research perspectives.
The CRS is tasked with creating the framework for religious studies, primarily in the areas of Islam, Orthodox Christianity and Judaism. In particular, it develops teacher training programmes for teacher qualification in Orthodox religious doctrine and instruction in Islam in public schools.