Protestant Theology

Degree programmes


Protestant Theology, Master 2 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

because it promotes the specialisation in the discipline as well as interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaboration in other research and work fields.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Theology and hermeneutics of the Old Testament
  • Fundamental theological questions in the history of Christianity
  • Dogmatic orientation and ethical judgment
  • Theory of religious and church approaches
  • Religious studies foundations in the context of multi-religious societies
  • Fundamental philosophical questions in the theological perspective

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
a BA degree in Protestant Theology; Greek proficiency certificate (Graecum) or Hebrew proficiency certificate (Hebraicum)
... enjoy:
conducting critical discourse of theological research and interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary questions and discussions
... struggle through:
occasionally fairly difficult texts and issues

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
B.A. Protestant Theology
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in adult education
  • in church organisations (e.g. seminars)
  • in cultural institutions (e.g. museums, foundations)
  • in the press and media industry

And else?

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Prof. Dr. Katharina Greschat
Building, Room: GA 8/152
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22502
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Evangelische Theologie
Building, Room: GA 8/159
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28503
Website Fachschaft


Degree: Master of Arts
  Master of Arts
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German

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