Exploring Differences, Deepening Faith
At Hartford International, you’ll learn in an interfaith community that allows you to deepen your faith, as well as to appreciate and understand the religion of others.Academic Programs (Interreligious Peace Studies)
A 180-Year Legacy of Training Faith Leaders
Hartford International prepares the next generation of religious leaders, including chaplains and peacebuilders who care for and serve people not just of their own faith.About Hartford International
Global Facing. Impact Focused.
As an International University for Religion and Peace, we foster faith exploration, respect, and peacebuilding – ideas brought to life through work with our global and community partners.Global & Community Partnerships
A Legacy of Asking the Big Questions
Our world-renowned faculty and students use research to examine faith – from origin and interpretation to how we can use our understanding of one another to drive peace across the globe.Religion Research
Together in Hope of Peace
Our students use their skills, sensitivity, and drive to see positive change in communities near and far – examining international conflicts with empathy, understanding, and unparalleled respect for others.Student Experience
Hartford Seminary is now Hartford International University for Religion and Peace.
As a pioneering, interreligious, international university, Hartford International has helped thousands of people find peace within, and many thousands more find peace with each other. At HIU, we engage in robust religious studies and meaningful interfaith dialogue to deepen our beliefs, respect our differences, and help bring peace to the world.Learn More
WHAT CLASSES CAN I TAKE?
Explore our course descriptions and schedules for students and auditors.Course Schedules
M.A. in Chaplaincy
Preparing the next generation of religious leaders.Learn More
M.A. in Interreligious Studies
Immerse in interfaith dialogue and deepen your knowledge of your own faith.Learn More
M.A. in International Peacebuilding
This one-year, residential program draws students from around the world.Learn More
Continuing and Professional Education
We help individuals understand religious differences whether in the community or in the workplace.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
News & Events
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.Learn More
From the Blog
From the Blog
What Does a Chaplain Do and How Much Do They Get Paid?
Chaplaincy is a critical field that is growing around the world. Chaplains provide spiritual and emotional support to individuals who may be going through difficult times, and they are trained to provide care and counseling...
The post What Does a Chaplain Do and How Much Do They Get Paid? first appeared on Religion & Peace.
From the Blog
Reducing Microaggressions & Religious Bias Through Interfaith Dialogue
As a Latina immigrant in the U.S., I have often been assumed to be Mexican. People bluntly ask me when I left Mexico. I don’t take the label “Mexican” as an insult, but I feel...
The post Reducing Microaggressions & Religious Bias Through Interfaith Dialogue first appeared on Religion & Peace.
From the Blog
Potential Pitfalls Of Interfaith Dialogue
One of the main purposes of interfaith dialogue is to engage with people in a way that expands your heart and mind and provides insight and understanding into religious practices outside of your own. Inevitably,...