The M.A. programme Intercultural Theology lasts for four terms and is offered by University of Göttingen in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences for Intercultural Theology Hermannsburg (Fachhochschule). It imparts basic knowledge about intercultural theology, which is to be applied in a project abroad or in Germany. The Master degree qualifies for various jobs in the churches, in Non-Governmental-Organizations, media, institutions of adult education or scientific institutes.
The M.A. programme "Intercultural Theology" aims at equipping graduates to foster intercultural, interreligious and interdenominational communication and cooperation. The knowledge, competence, and experience students achieve during the programme will qualify them for a broad range of occupations. Namely, the programme prepares its students for careers in institutions of mission and ecumenism, development organisations, non-governmental organisations, media, and academia.
The degree qualifies graduates for fields of occupations in works and institutions of missions and ecumenisms, of churches in Germany and abroad, church communions (World Council of Churches, Luther World Federation) as well as for work in non-governmental organisations, media, institutions of adult education or scientific institutions.
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- In addition to intercultural and contextual theology and project work, students obtain fundamental skills in intercultural communication and are supposed to learn basic German, and get the opportunity to learn relevant languages of the Christian tradition (e.g. Hebrew, Greek).
- 24 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Religious Studies & Theology View 6 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in Germany
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree certificate or equivalent diploma and transcript of records (copy and authorised translation in English)
- Curriculum vitae (in a tabular format)
- Letter of motivation (max. 1000 words)
- Scan of your passport
- Additional documents in support of your application (optional)
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
Semester contribution fee: 355 euro
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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