• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


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Programme overview

The Master's programme in Theology allows you to choose an area of interest within the field of Theology to broaden your knowledge on a specific specialisation. You will gain a theoretical understanding of your chosen field, as well as valuable experience in designing, conducting and presenting your own research. As a student you can choose from four specialisations. You can find more information about specialisations by visiting the specialisation page or the Radboud website.


  • Biblical Exegesis
  • History of Church and Theology
  • Practical Theology
  • Systematic Theology

Pre-masters (Dutch)

The Theology programme at Radboud University gives the opportunity for students to enter a pre-masters programme in order to bridge the gap and learn specific requirements for the course.

Programme Structure


  • Biblical Exegesis
  • History of Church and Theology
  • Practical Theology
  • Systematic Theology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Sept intake: Radboud University will still consider EU/EEA applications until 1 July, but we may not be able to offer assistance with accommodation.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  •  A completed Bachelor's degree in Theology or related area
  • A proficiency in English
  • A proficiency in Hebrew and Greek: In order to take part in this programme, you need to have a basic knowledge Hebrew and Greek. Students need to be able to show, in the form of successfully completed electives or degrees that they have the required proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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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.


  • Faculty Scholarships for the one-year Master's specialisation in Theology (60 EC)The Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious studies offers scholarships for excellent students from abroad, for the one-year Master's specialisation in Theology (60 EC). 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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