Our wide selection of modules give students the flexibility to shape their own studies to a considerable degree.


Our researchers explore and share their passion for past societies and religious beliefs from prehistory to the present day.

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About us

We are an innovative and internationally recognised centre of excellence in research and teaching, devoted to the study of the past and beliefs from prehistoric times to contemporary societies.

Setting sun


Saving heritage ironwork from the ravages of rust and improving pastoral care for religious communities.

Visitors looking at finds


Our award-winning engagement and innovation initiatives are firmly rooted in the local, regional and national community.


Prayer against sunset

Religion and the news

28 October 2016

Understanding how religion shapes lives, politics and conflict, at home and abroad

Open Day

Missed our Open Day?

There is still chance to visit us and get a taste of student life at Cardiff University on one of our Campus Visits on Saturday 26 November or Saturday 3 December.