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Systematic Theology

Radboud University

36 months
11500 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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This Mater's specialisation in Systematic Theology at Radboud University  is aimed at enhancing students’ capacity for theological reflection and Christian intellectual so they can confidently enter the public area where debates on issues as atheism, post-secularism and science come into play.

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Programme overview

The Master's specialisation in Systematic Theology focuses on public theology and how to incorporate ways of thinking about God into issues and debates in the public domain in the face of growing secularisation.

This programme is closely connected with the Systematic Religious Studies research group meaning you can work with and learn from experts in the field of theology in the public sphere. You also have freedom to design your programme with electives that match your interests.

What will you learn?

  • Gain a background on philosophy of religion, feminist theology and spirituality studies as well as the more conventional subjects fundamental theology, dogmatic theology and theological ethics
  • Focus on issues and debates in society as possible ways of thinking about God
  • This programme is not just geared towards Europe but also places developments in a global perspective

  • Get valuable experience designing, conducting and presenting your own research

  • Learn how to formulate critical theological perspectives on questions of meaning of life and a viable civil society in our contemporary situation

Career prospects

Graduates from this programme can find themselves in a number of different career tracks:

  • Academic researcher

  • Educator

  • Policy maker

  • Spiritual care

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systematic Theology seminar
  • Dogmatic Theology
  •  Theological Ethics
  • Systematic Theology seminar
  • Master's Thesis
  • Professional and research specialisation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

September intake:

Non-EU/EEA applicants 

  • 1 April: Final deadline

EU/EEA applicants  

  • 1 July: Final deadline


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Bachelor's degree in Theology or related area
  • A proficiency in English
  • If you do not meet these admission requirements, it may be possible to take the one-year pre-Master’s programme in Theology (Dutch only) and enrol in the programme a year later.
  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreak which has led to the temporary closure of test centres, Radboud University currently also accepts the iBT TOEFL Special Home Edition. For all other questions regarding the coronavirus please visit our FAQ.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Nijmegen

800 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • We have a number of scholarships available only for international Master’s students. You can find the full list, including details about eligibility requirements and how to apply, on the university's website

  • Please do note, that most of these scholarships are not fully funded. The Radboud Scholarship Programme (RSP) is the only scholarship that offers both fully and partially funded scholarships.

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