In 2010 the rectorate of the University of Vienna established the research platform “Religion and Transformation in Contemporary European Society” (RaT) the name of which was later changed to “Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society”. RaT is the supporting organisation of the “Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society“ (JRAT) which was founded in 2015. On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of RaT, the philosopher Esther Ramharter takes a closer look at the significance of the term transformation. Her main focus will be on the way in which this term has been used in the publications of the members of RaT. A review of ten years of RaT.