TRS-UK is the Professional Association for Departments, Units and Subject Associations of the Study of Religion and Theology in the UK


To promote and support the academic study of religion in the UK


To advocate for the academic study of religion with government, universities, and other relevant institutions and persons


To promote and publicise high-quality research in religious studies, theology and related disciplines in the UK

The study of religion and theology is one of the most vibrant, diverse, and engaged fields of academic study in the UK.

TRS-UK represents, supports, and promotes teaching and research in religion and theology in higher education throughout the UK.

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Review of QAA Benchmarking statement for Theology & Religious Studies

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The Quality Assurance Agency is reviewing the Subject Benchmark Statement for Theology and Religious Studies, and is looking for expressions of…

Commission on Religious Education – final report

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The Commission on Religious Education in England has released its final report, recommending that the subject be called Religion and…

TRS-UK statement supporting ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign

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As the executive officers of TRS-UK, the UK’s national association for Theology and Religious Studies, we  register our deep sadness…


Annual General Meeting

Date: 3 December 2021

Location: Birmingham University

Our next Annual General Meeting takes place on Friday 3rd December 2021. All representatives of our member departments and affiliate members (subject associations) will receive an invitation.