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.

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Academic 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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Continuing and Professional Education

Learning opportunities for thriving in a religiously complex world.

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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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News & Events

General HIU News

Indonesian Scholar Reflection: HIU Is Not an Ordinary Campus

February 20, 2024

Hartford International University (HIU) is not just an ordinary campus; it is a common home that nurtures all people with their beliefs and convictions. The door is made of the spirit of tolerance and respect so that it is open to anyone who wants to enter it. The roof is made of humanity and peace that is always upheld to nurture others. The walls are made of mutual trust that safeguards everyone from various bullets of division and strife.

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Mar 05

12:00 pm

Webinar Series - Antisemitism and Islamophobia: Then and Now
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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

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From the Blog

Award-Winning Documentary Focuses on Yale Chaplain Omer Bajwa ’10

Hartford International University has produced its first documentary, which focuses on the life and career of Chaplain Omer Bajwa '10. Learn more about Omer, his journey to becoming a chaplain, and his message for hope.

The post Award-Winning Documentary Focuses on Yale Chaplain Omer Bajwa ’10 first appeared on Religion & Peace.

From the Blog

Learn about Active Listening and Trauma-Informed Approaches to World Events

In response to the complex world events of the last few months, Continuing and Professional Education at Hartford International University created two webinars that address how we talk to each other about difficult and nuanced...

The post Learn about Active Listening and Trauma-Informed Approaches to World Events first appeared on Religion & Peace.

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From the Blog

Finding a Meaningful Chaplaincy Career in a One-of-a-Kind Setting

Denise Wolferman ’23 left the corporate world in search of a more meaningful career. The Master's in Chaplaincy graduate says finding HIU was life-changing, and a crucial part of her journey to preparing as an HIU educated chaplain.

The post Finding a Meaningful Chaplaincy Career in a One-of-a-Kind Setting first appeared on Religion & Peace.

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