The common core program is composed of required substantial introductions to social sciences approaches of the religious phenomenon as well as a seminar of heuristics and two interdisciplinary seminars (methodology and cross-thematic question). The remaining part of the curriculum is dedicated to the study of at least two religious traditions. The program requires the submission of a master thesis.
A specialized option has to be chosen out of four provided by the program : - study of religious traditions - socio-anthropology of religion - psychology of religion - law and religion. Some pre-requisits may be mandatory for students with no previous curricula about the chosen field or discipline.
The individual program of each student depends on her former curriculum and her optional choice as regards with religion thematics and/or disciplinary approaches; A large number of varied optional courses is offered to meet the interests of each student. The Master program requires completing a minimum of 120 credits distributed over two years, corresponding to 60 credits each one.
For a programme-type, and regardless of the focus, options/or elective courses selected, this master will carry a minimum of 120 credits divided over two annual units, corresponding to 60 credits each.