Hartford Seminary is now Hartford International University for Religion and Peace.

As a pioneering, interreligious, international theological university, Hartford International has helped thousands of people find peace within, and many thousands more find peace with each other. At Hartford International, we use interfaith dialogue and discovery to deepen our beliefs, respect our differences, and find ourselves and love for each other.

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Interreligious & Peace Studies Programs

Pioneering an interreligious environment like no other – we help thousands of people deepen their faith & lead countless more out of conflict.

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Executive and Professional Education

Hartford International now offers religious diversity training and consultation for businesses and working professionals.

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Religion Research

From our faculty to our students, Hartford International is home to and fosters world-renowned scholars who are engaged in religion research – exploring answers to questions of faith in the world today.

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Global and Community Partnerships

Global & Community Partnerships

Our students work with religious scholars across the globe – from consortiums with the world’s top academic institutions to local and international communities.

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A Heart for All

Our approach to theological study is about building connections and experiencing our differences – nourishing love for the entire human family, no matter where you come from or what faith you hold closest in your heart.

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From the Blog

From the Blog

The Four Elements of Moral Imagination

Peacebuilders have the complex task of examining conflict, collective trauma, and working with communities to overcome cycles of violence. Our Master of Arts in International Peacebuilding program deeply engages students in a skills-focused application of...

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From the Blog

A Name Change Not Taken Lightly

In one form or another, Hartford Seminary has been around for 187 years. While the campus has been in five different locations, and though we actually began as the Theological Institute of Connecticut, for most...

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From the Blog

Reflection on 9-11 at Hartford Seminary And Our Commitment to Building Interfaith Understanding

On September 11, 2001, our world changed. That Tuesday has affected everyone around the world in ways that are still being felt. I was living in Cairo, Egypt in September 2001. I had just come...

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