Forskning ved Københavns Universitet - Københavns Universitet

Tim Rudbøg
Tim Rudbøg


Centerleder Copenhagen Center for the Study of Theosophy and Esotericism (CCSTE)

Head of Scandinavian Network for the Academic Study of Western Esotericism (SNASWE) 


Uddannelsesbaggrund / Educational background:

  • Adjunktpedagogikum (University teacher training)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in History (Western esotericism) from the University of Exeter, UK

  • Research Master of Arts (MA) in The History of Religions with Philosophy from the University of Copenhagen

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in The Science of Religion with Philosophy from the University of Copenhagen 

Fokusområder + vejledning / Research Focus Areas

(1) The history of esotericism (mysticism, magic and occultism), (2) H. P. Blavatsky and The Theosophical Society, (3) Modern religions, (4) Theory and Method in the Study of Religions, (5) The History of Ideas, (6) The relation between Religion, Science and Philosophy, (7) Indian religions and exchanges between East and West. 

Forskning pt. / Current research

H.P. Blavatsky's Theosophy, The Secret Doctrine, Evolution, knowledge boundaries (fem år: 2017-2022 / five year project 2017-2022)


Undervisning / Teaching:


Undervisning  2019 / Teaching 2019: 

Esoteric traditions

Videnskabsteori (fagspecifik, religion) /Philosophy of Science (religion)

Metoder i religionsforskningen / Methods in the Study of Religions

Undervisning  2018 / Teaching 2018:

Esoteric traditions

Videnskabsteori (fagspecifik, religion) /Philosophy of Science (religion)

Undervisning  2017 / Teaching 2017:

Videnskabsteori (fagspecifik, religion) /Philosophy of Science (religion)

Western Esoteric Traditions

The New Spirituality and Modern Religious Crises: H. P. Blavatsky’s synthesis of ancient traditions and modern science 

History of Religions (Indian and esoteric traditions)

Undervisning  2016 / Teaching 2016:

Videnskabsteori (fagspecifik, religion) /Philosophy of Science (religion)

Vestens esoteriske traditioner / Western Esotericism

Religionshistorie (antikken) / History of Religions (Antiquity)

Undervisning  2015 / Teaching 2015:

Forskningshistorie / Research History 

Intellektuel og religiøs traditionalisme / Intellectual and Religious Traditionalism

Religionshistorie (tilvalg) / History of Religions (BA elective)

Religionshistorie 1 (antikken) / History of Religions 1 (antiquity)

Opgavekursus / Academic writing

Undervisning  2014 / Teaching 2014:

Den teosofiske Bevægelse: dens historie og betydning / The Theosophical Movement: its history and significance

Religionshistorie I, Hold A / History of Religions I

Nye religioner og deres historiske rødder / New Religions and their historical roots

Tekst og Metode / Text and Method (with Prof. Catharina Raudvere)

Opgavekursus / Academic writing




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