Looking to build on your Bachelor's degree in Theology or Religious Studies? Or perhaps you are engaged in pastoral work and seeking to deepen your theoretical insights? Where better than at KU Leuven , where theology has been taught and practised for nearly 600 years?
KU Leuven Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies has always acted as a think tank within the Catholic community. Leuven's famed theology professors will put you in a great position to determine your own future, whether it is in pastoral work, at NGOs throughout the world, in the media, or in politics.
Theology and Religious Studies programme at at KU Leuven prepare students for a wide variety of careers, including teaching in secondary and higher education, publishing, the media, academic research and the various domains of pastoral care. You will also develop skills that are valued by a large number of employers. These include research, analytical and presentation skills, critical thinking, organizational and time management skills, teamwork, and communication and writing skills. Many graduates use these skills while pursuing an international career as experts in the Church and society.
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Contextual Hermeneutical Approaches to the Bible
Christianity & Contemporary Culture
Developments in Theological Ethics
Spirituality and Mysticism in the History of Western Christianity
Catechesis and Pastoral Care in Various Stages of Life
The Study of Lived Religion
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology Christian Studies Islamic Studies
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
After an Abridged Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies (120 credits):
- - Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
- - Another Bachelor's or Master's degree
- - Complete programme of formation leading to ordination as a minister of a recognised Christian faith
- All prospective students (regardless of their background) are allowed to submit an application file without including a TOEFL/IELTS test. However, prospective students must submit an English motivation letter, CV and written assignment.
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International1250 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1250 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA961 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 961 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Leuven
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.