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Protestant Theology

... looks into questions such as ...

  • How did Bible texts originate and what is their relevance for theology and the Church?
  • What is the relevance of Protestant theology in the Church and in society?
  • What are the foundations of Christian faith?
  • How can key events in Church history and religious history be interpreted and understood today?
  • In what way can key aspects of Protestant theology be implemented in practice?

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Protestant Theology, Bachelor 2 subject


Degree: Bachelor of Arts
  Bachelor of Arts
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

2-Subject Bachelor Programme: This degree programme requires a second subject.
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What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it offers a degree course in a humanities discipline under the umbrella of "religion", spanning from classical studies to psychology and sociology.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Old Testament and New Testament studies
  • Patristics
  • Church History of the Middle Ages, Reformation and Early Modern Period
  • History of Philosophy
  • Systematic Theology
  • Moral Theology
  • Religious Education Pedagogy and Didactics 

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • pleasure in studying history and in exploring religious and philosophical questions


  • exploring questions for which there are no simple answers in our society, and in developing relevant description and problem-solving competencies.

struggles through:

  • difficult problem areas with the prospect of confidently broadening horizons for himself or herself and for others.
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
The B.A. degree provides the foundation for the Master's degree, offering a wealth of perspectives, such as teaching Religious Education following the Master of Education degree.

And else?

An internship ...

is optional. It is done as part of the optional module.

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Studienberatung Evangelische Theologie
Building, Room: GA
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

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

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