Religion, samfund og politik


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises a relevant coursework and an individual take-home assignment.

Learning objectives


The student must attain

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • the spectrum of major religious traditions on an international basis
  • philosophical and cultural traditions related to arrays of global religions

  • various international social and political conflicts articulated as related to religious difference or worldview.


The student must attain

Skills in:

  • analyzing international conflict articulated as related to issues in religious worldviews

  • applying understandings of various religions’ philosophical and cultural traditions to projects of conflict resolution.


The student must attain

Competencies in:

  • communicating the impact of religious belief and worldview on international conflict
  • contributing to the solution of intercultural problematics articulated as related to religion.



Name of examReligion, Society, and Politics
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is an individual take-home assignment; the content of the assignment must demonstrate that the student has achieved the above-mentioned learning objectives. The exact content of the assignment will be determined by the course instructor at the start of the semester. The assignment paper must comprise a minimum of six pages and a maximum of eight pages.
The assignment paper will be evaluated by the examiner.Any re-examinations will be held in accordance with the above guidelines on the basis of a revised assignment paper.
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleReligion, Society, and Politics
Module codeBALISE201820
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Arts (BA) in Language and International Studies, English
Study BoardStudy Board of International and Cross‐Cultural Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Learning
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities