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Catholic Theology

... looks into questions such as ...

  • What are the principles the Christian faith is built upon?
  • How were biblical texts created and what role do they play in the context of church, society and theology?
  • Which are the crucial dates pertaining to events of church and dogma history?
  • How is Revelation to be regarded in the light of reason?
  • Which are the requirements, chances and limits of religious learning in the family, school and community?

Degree programmes


Catholic Theology, Bachelor 2 subject


Degree: 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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Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it provides a good insight into the various branches of theology, its most important issues and fundamental methods.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Old and New Testament
  • Early, Early Modern and Modern Church History
  • Fundamental Theology and Dogmatic Theology
  • Theological Ethics
  • Liturgical Science and Ecclesiastical Law
  • Pedagogy of Religion
  • Pastoral Theology

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • basic theological knowledge (e.g. Bible study)


  • acquiring knowledge of and conducting disputes of elementary theological disciplines
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in fields outside pastoral care
  • as religious education teacher (in combination with the M.Ed.)
  • in church organisations or the publishing industry (in combination with the M.A.)

And else?

An internship ...

is recommended. It is done during the degree course/as part of the optional module.

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Mag. Theol. Steffen Beringhoff
Building, Room: GA 6/145
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-24711
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Katholische Theologie
Building, Room: GA 6/40
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22255
Website Fachschaft