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.

New Humboldt-Stipendiat

Anne Katrine de Hemmer Gudme is a new Humboldt-Stipendiat at Bonn University

Christmas Eve Services

Christmas services in the Schlosskirche on 24 December, 4 pm and 5:30 pm

New Faces at the Examination Office

Jenny Rath and Ilona Schimmel have taken up their positions at the Faculty of Protestant Theology.

Matthias Braun receives ERC Starting Grant

Prof. Dr. Matthias Braun has successful acquired one of the highest-ranking top grants of the European Union: a coveted Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). This is associated with funding of 1.5 million euros for the next five years.

Workshop ‘Dealing with Culture Shock’

On November 24, 2022 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm in the International Club at Poppelsdorfer Allee 53

Day of Virtual Company Visits

Warm invitation to two Campus International events!

Helena Augusta. Mother of the Empire
Universität Bonn
Prof. Julia Hillner will present her recently published book on the Roman emperor's mother Helena Augusta. After a reading and a conversation between Prof. Dr. ...
Online Expert Discussion
02:30 - 05:00
OpenAI's GPT-3 is currently very hyped and on everyone's lips. The transformative potential of such large language models (LLMs) is enormous. Many areas of our ...
Characters in Mind
Uniclub Bonn
The Migration of Characters in Ancient Jewish, Ancient Christian & Greco-Roman Literature and Art – International and Interdisciplinary Conference. Please ...






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 an English-language Master program 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 73-60034


Ground floor, Room 0.131

Am Hof 1
53113 Bonn

Dean's Office

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


+49 228 73-7366



Ground floor, Room 0.135

Am Hof 1
53113 Bonn

How to Find Us by Bus and Train

Go by train until Bonn Central Station (Bonn Hauptbahnhof) or take the Bus until Bonn Central Station. If you go by bus, you can leave the bus at the bus stop "Mark" – directly on the other side of the street from the main gate.

Route from Bonn Central Station

Follow the signs "Busbahnhof" (bus station) and cross the bus station in the southern direction by following the tracks.

Turn left into the street "Kaiserplatz" and walk around on the left side of the university's main building.

You will reach over the street "Am Neutor" by taking a right curve to the road "Am Hof". After a few meters, the main university's gate is on the right side.

From the main gate

The dean's and examination office is on the ground floor of the main building. The dean's and examination office is on the ground floor of the main building. Pass through the main gate and turn left until you reach a glass door in the left corner of the patio. Go through the glass door and follow the corridor until the end.

You will reach the protestant faculty by passing through the glass door in the left corner of the patio (Arkadenhof) and taking the stairs to the first floor. The faculty's entrance is on the left side of the stairs.

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 is the Parkhaus Marktgarage in the "Stockenstraße", 53113 Bonn. The main exit towards the university has the address "Am Hof 1".

From direction Frankfurt/Hannover/Ruhrgebiet

  1. A3 to motorway intersection (Autobahnkreuz Bonn/Siegburg
  2. A560 to motorway intersection (Autobahnkreuz St. Augustin
  3. A59 to exit Bad Godesberg
  4. A562 to exit Bonn-Bad Godesberg

From the south on the left side of the Rhine

  1. A61 to motorway intersection (Autobahnkreuz) Meckenheim
  2. A565 into the direction of Bonn to exit Poppelsdorf direction B9

From the north on the left side of the Rhine

  1. A555 into the direction of Bonn to motorway intersection (Autobahnkreuz) Bonn-Nord
  2. A565 into the direction of Bonn to exit Poppelsdorf, continue in the direction of B9
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