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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, Master of Education


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

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it prepares students for workplace realities in schools through a combination of integrated subject-related and didactic elements.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Pedagogy of Religion and Didactic Methodology
  • Biblical Theology
  • Historical Theology
  • Systematic Theology
  • Applied Theology

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
basic theological knowledge (subjects and methods of various theological disciplines)
... enjoy:
the correlation between didactic methods and discipline-related subject matters as well as teaching religious subjects in schools

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Catholic Theology
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • mainly as religious education teachers
  • possibly in research and academia at universities
  • possibly in adult education
  • possibly in church organisations

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done in the 3rd semester.
Duration: 1 semester

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Marius de Byl
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-0234 / 32 28617
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

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