Jürgen Offermanns

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Jürgen Offermanns is a Historian of Religions at Lund University /Sweden.

Department of History of Religions, Indic Religions.

Currently I'm working with a 3-years research project called "Buddhism - A Swedish Cultural Heritage "

It covers the reception of Buddhism in Sweden from the 17th century to World War II, and is financed by The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet ).

Beside my research work I lecture on Buddhism /Hinduism at Lund University , especially on their expressions in the West.



PhD, Lecturer of Buddhism and Hinduism at Department of History of Religions, Lund University.

PhD Thesis“ Der lange Weg des Zen-Buddhismus nach Deutschland. Vom 16. Jahrhundert bis Rudolf Otto“ 2002;

Research project: "Buddhism - A Swedish Cultural Heritage " which covers the reception of Buddhism in Sweden from the 17th century to World War II, and financed by The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet ).

http://www.sasnet.lu.se/indrellund.html