Faculty of Protestant Theology

The blending of dedicated teaching, fearless research, ecumenical collaboration, and, of course the joie de vivre of the Rhineland, makes the Bonn Protestant Theology Faculty what it is: an exceptional and inviting bastion of theological scholarship.

Eva Maria Hille at the FAccT Conference

From 3 to 6 June, Eva Maria Hille attended the FAccT Conference in Brazil

What Christians Believe

A comprehensive new reference work, “A History of Early Christian Creeds”, written by Professor Wolfram Kinzig, has now been published by De Gruyter.

Research Associate (full-time; pay grade 13)

Wanted for the Department of New Testament at the Evangelical Theological Faculty (Professor of New Testament/Ancient Judaism; Prof. Dr. Hermut Löhr) for August 1st, 2024, initially limited to 3 years.

Mark Goodacre’s The Case Against Q

New release from Dr. Phillip Andrew Davis, Jr.

New International Scholar

From 10 to 15 June, Prof. Dr Paul Joyce will be visiting the Faculty

Wolfram Kinzig receives the Giuseppe Alberigo Award 2024

Professor Wolfram Kinzig has been awarded the Giuseppe Alberigo Award 2024 of the European Academy of Religion for his upcoming book "A History of Early Christian Creeds.” The award was been presented to him on 22 May at the annual conference of the Academy in Palermo.

Machine Learning-Enabled Radar-Based Biomedical Monitoring

Together with an interdisciplinary team of researchers from EmpkinS, Eva Maria Hille and Matthias Braun co-authored an article in "IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology" 

ExStra Funding Granted

ExStra Work-Study Grant renewed – funding for international students via ExStra funds






Degree Programs

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Get to Know Us

The Faculty of Protestant Theology sees itself as an academic institution which, as part of the Universitas Litterarum, contributes its own theological perspective and focus. Learn about the history of the faculty, its departments and study programs.


Get to know the departments, which together form the Protestant Theological Seminary.


Learn about the research projects the faculty members are currently working on.


Here you will find the faculty members with their contact information.


The Faculty of Protestant Theology has its own church – the so called "Schlosskirche".



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Courses of Study

In addition to the German-language study programs, the faculty offers English-language Master's programs in Biblical Studies and Ecumenical Studies.

Starting Your Studies

You are about to start your studies at our faculty? These information will help you with the most important questions.

While You Study

Find out about what is important during your studies at the Faculty of Protestant Theology – for example registering for courses and exams.

International Students

Spending a semester or entire year here in Bonn is easier than you may think. Find out more about study opportunities for visiting students.

Examination Office

For academic advising and further help as a prospective or current student, please contact the Examination Office.


Student Advising

For questions regarding the offered degrees, including advising regarding examinations and examination requirements, contact Student Advising.


+49 228 73-60095


5th floor, Room 5.053

Rabinstraße 8
53111 Bonn

Dean's Office

The faculty is led by the dean, supported by three vice-deans and the faculty council as the faculty's governing body.


+49 228 73-7366



5th floor, Room 5.013

Rabinstraße 8
53111 Bonn

How to Find Us by Bus and Train

Go by train until Bonn Central Station (Bonn Hauptbahnhof). The building "Rabinstraße 8" is a 10 min walk from the main train station (follow the tracks on the left as you look towards the city).

The buildings “An der Schlosskirche 2-4” and "Am Hofgarten 8" are located next to the famous yellow main building, a 10 min walk from the main train station in the direction of the city.

How to Find Us by Car

If you go by car to the faculty, we recommend choosing one of the car parks. The closest one to the Rabinstraße is the "DB BahnPark Parkhaus Hauptbahnhof City", Am alten Friedhof 17, 53111 Bonn.

If you are heading for the building "An der Schloßkirche", we recommend the Unigarage, Regina-Pacis-Weg 3, 53113 Bonn. It is also close to the Theological Library and the Schlosskirche.

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