At the beginning a specialization is chosen as the main focus of the course. Selectable are:
- General Religious Studies (B01)
- Islamic Studies (B02)
- Jewish Studies (B03)
- Cultural history of Orthodox Christianity (B04)
In the first two semesters, the corresponding two B-modules of the chosen specialization (a+b) must be taken. In addition, the two-semester compulsory module C01 "Religious Pluralism" as well as the three compulsory modules A01 in the area of "Religion in Complex Societies" must be taken. The Master Program requires a total of six module examinations in the study phase of three semesters: Two module examinations must be taken in each semester. In the fourth semester the Master's thesis is written.