The non-profit, non-governmental University of Religions and Denominations(URD), established by a group of Shiite seminary intellectuals in 1994 in Qom, Iran, as a unique center of its kind in the world, hereby, formally announces its readiness to accept students from all nationalities around the world (in the framework of relevant domestic laws) for MA and PhD degrees in the subjects below:
Father Joel Carl Hunter:
Today, world needs centers like URD in order to create a true dialogue among the religions and their followers.
If you are interested in studying at URD we have good news for you; Start your URD scholarship with a free language course in Persian, Arabic or English up to your choice.
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