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MA in Wisdom Studies

A Master’s degree focused on how ancient and modern-day wisdom is relevant for the challenges that humanity is facing today.

What our students say

Gyorgyi Szabo

Dean of Graduate Studies

My reasons to do an MA are as diverse as MA topics. For pursuing a Master’s, it could be about to start or advance a research in a particular field one is passionate about, follow a scientific or philosophical curiosity, openness and drive to improve oneself and learn new skills. One of the other strong reasons is the desire to make a special contribution to a specific subject. The aim is to create something significant that will stand alongside the work of previous scholars as well as affect and influence humankind’s evolution towards a more coherent, conscious, peaceful and just world for all.

Safa Boga

MA in Wisdom Studies

My motivation for the MA program was to integrate my clinical experience, observations and ideas from my work as an energy healer somatic therapist with existing published research. I also wanted to learn more to adapt to my work and what I teach. I was able to draw on the specific areas that interested me and were relevant to my practice such as psychoneuroendocrinology, childhood development theory with a focus on in utero trauma transmission, psychedelic medicines and altered states of consciousness, and the focus of my thesis, which was distance healing through the lens of quantum biology. Through the program, I was able to self-direct my own study, apply my practical experience and also learn more about the field by exploring frontier research that has only been published in the last few years. I developed an even deeper capacity to express myself, assimilate large quantities of information and challenge my existing views. I enjoyed the MA so much that I completed the whole course within a year and I would highly recommend it to anyone that is seeking an intellectual challenge in a supportive and global learning environment. The tutors are great and the live group sessions are always very interactive and a chance to meet like-minded souls from around the world.


Our PhD program is co-led by Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo, PhD (Sorbonne) who serves as our Dean of Graduate Studies, and Dr. Jim Garrison, PhD (University of Cambridge) who serves as our President.
Gyorgyi Szabo PhD

Gyorgyi Szabo PhD

Core faculty

Jim Garrison PhD

Jim Garrison PhD

Core faculty

Examples of Dissertations from our Students

Mary Francis Drake DMin: Conscious Evolution on the Mystical Christian Initiatory Path

Thomas Huebl - A New Paradigm for Healing Collective Trauma: A Process Based on the Mystical Principles of Healing

In this dissertation, IDr Thomas Huebl examines both the phenomenon of collective trauma and a group process for integration and healing of individual, ancestral, and collective trauma that focuses on an embodied, relational approach rooted in mysticism and self-reflection.

Reflections of Children of Holocaust Survivors in their Second Half of Life on their Life Experience by Ronnie Dunetz

The Creative Journey to Dissertation

Finding Your Voice, Making your Mark

The “Creative Journey to Dissertation” is a 1-week intensive designed by our Dean of Graduate Studies Dr. Gyorgyi Szabo. The course is a critical part of the dissertation writing process and is a requirement for all MA candidates.

Faculty: Gyorgyi Szabo

Support during your Graduate Program

During your graduate dissertation writing you will be supported by a Major Advisor of your own choosing, as well as optional writing courses and writing mentorship.

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Jim Garrison PhD

Founder, President, Chief Academic Officer, Faculty

Jim Garrison, PhD, has had a lifetime of social and political activism beginning in the 1960s with the anti-war, anti-nuclear, citizen diplomacy and environmental movements. He founded Ubiquity University having served as President of Wisdom University from 2005 – 2012 which was acquired by Ubiquity in 2013. He has spent his entire professional life in executive leadership, including as co-founder and president of the Gorbachev Foundation/USA (1992 – 1995) and State of the World Forum (1995 – 2004) with Mikhail Gorbachev serving as convening chairman. Jim received his BA in History from the University of Santa Clara, an MA in History of Religion from Harvard University, and a PhD in Philosophical Theology from the University of Cambridge. He has written numerous books, including “The Plutonium Culture,” “The Darkness of God: Theology after Hiroshima,” “The Russian Threat,” “Civilization and The Transformation of Power,” and, “America as Empire.” Jim teaches a range of courses at Ubiquity in philosophy, history and global affairs.

Gyorgyi Szabo PhD

Core faculty of Dissertation Writing

Gyorgyi is Dean of Graduate Studies at Ubiquity University. She was a Co-Founder and Academic Dean of the ‘Ervin Laszlo Center for Advanced Study’ (ELCAS). She served as the Director of Research and Development of the Center’s Exploratoria Program. She was co-creator of the WorldShift International Foundation, and the WorldShift 2012 organizations, and currently serves as the Executive Director at the Laszlo Institute of New Paradigm Research and a Member of the Advisory Board of the Memnosyne Foundation. She lectures worldwide and has published two books; papers in The Scientific and Medical Network’s Review, The Shift Network, and World Futures: The Journal of New Paradigm Research. Gyorgyi Szabo holds a PhD in Sociology – Summa Cum Laude awarded by the Sorbonne, University of Paris. She is also a trained Reiki and Reconnective Healing practitioner. Her holistic approach to metaphysics and interest in conscious evolution serves as foundation for her work in facilitating cooperative evolution toward a peaceful and regenerative world.