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Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion

KU Leuven

24 months
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1250 EUR/year
961 EUR/year
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About

The two-year Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion programme at KU Leuven offers you a broad perspective on what theology and religious studies are all about. After graduation, you will have obtained a broad yet profound theoretical foundation in the great European traditions of thought and you will be able to move with ease as a dialogue partner in a diverse range of theological fields.

Overview

Guided by the Faculty's world-renowned Faculty members, whose individual areas of expertise span the breadth and depth of theology, you will learn to give shape to your own independence, and transform it into a project with the potential to lead into doctoral studies. And rest assured: research at Leuven is second to none. Just ask Jansenius, Erasmus, or Louis Janssens – names from Leuven’s rich and ongoing history that spring to life in the Faculty’s peerless library, containing countless priceless volumes and ancient manuscripts. 

The Faculty confers on qualified students the degrees of Sacrae Theologiae Baccalaureus (S.T.B.) and Licentiatus (S.T.L.) in combination with the Research Master.

Career perspectives:

The research Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion programme at KU Leuven prepares you for admission to the Doctoral Programme in Theology, but also for a variety of careers in sectors including teaching in secondary and higher education, business, publishing, academia, the media, the socio-cultural sector, and 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Feminist Theologies    
  • The Crisis of Religion and the Problem of Roman Catholic Self-Definition    
  •  Public Theology    
  • Scripture and Theology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission decisions for students who did not obtain a bachelor of theology and religious studies at the KU Leuven, are based upon evaluation of a complete application file.
  • Prospective students who obtained an English bachelor's degree at the faculty or who are citizens of Australia, English-speaking Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK or the United States of America, speaking English as their mother tongue, are not required to submit a certificate demonstrating their English knowledge.
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    961 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 961 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Leuven

810 - 1280 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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