Doctorate and PhD Programmes

Doctorate

In addition to scholarly pre-vocational training, the program serves as preparation for scholarly research in the field of the dissertation and thus the education and promotion of young scholars. It offers a scholarly training and education on an international level and seeks to provide graduates with the skills necessary for independent research in their respective field in accordance with international standards.

Students are to write a Doctoral thesis to prove their ability of independent thought and research. The thesis must hold up to international standards according to the respective field of study as well as allow for (partial) publication. The presentation of the research in scientific journals and conferences before the submission of the dissertation is desired.

Duration of study: 3 years

Degree: Doctor of Theology (Dr. theol)

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PhD of Advanced Theological Studies / Religion Education

The program serves as preparation for scholarly research in the fields of Catholic Theology, Protestant Theology, interdisciplinary theological research or religious education. It offers scholarly training and education on an international level and seeks to provide graduates with the skills necessary for independent research in their respective field in accordance with international standards

Duration of study: 3 years

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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