The Center for Religious Studies (CERES) at Ruhr-Universität Bochum provides an excellent, highly acclaimed Ph.D. program in which graduates can concentrate their studies and research interest within the broad field of religious studies. Each Ph.D. student is offered regular guidance in their doctoral project through individual counseling and supervision by internationally respected scholars. Furthermore, the program offers every Ph.D. student the opportunity to cooperate with current research projects at CERES, for example in regular colloquia or workshops.