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.

Ethical, legal and social aspects of human cerebral organoids

New paper with contribution of Andrew J. Barnhart in "Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology"

Inaugural Lecture of Prof. Braun

On Wednesday, 11 October, Prof. Dr. Matthias Braun gave his inaugural lecture at the International Forum.

Erasmus Stay in Athens

In October 2023, Athanasios Despotis was in Athens as part of Erasmus mobility for lecturers

International Days 2023

A warm invitation to the University's International Days from 19 to 20 October

Welcome to the Winter Semester 2023/24

On Monday, 9 October 2023, the Faculty of Protestant Theology started the new semester

Artificial intelligence and Global Justice
Martin-Luther-Allee 42, ...
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Lunch lecture by Prof. Dr Matthias Braun and Prof. Dr Anna-Katharina Hornidge, director IDOS German Institute of Development and Sustainability, at the German ...
Lunch Series
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Join us each month for a fun and informative lunch on "Ethics, AI and Health"! On 7 December, we have Ariel Dora Stern as a guest in our Lunch Series. ...
Discussion & Dinner
Kirchenpavillon: ...
06:30 PM
A warm invitation to a thematic evening in the church pavilion, organised by the Chair of (Social) Ethics and the Evangelisches Forum. After an input by ...
Discussion & Dinner
Kirchenpavillon: ...
06:30 PM
A warm invitation to a thematic evening in the church pavilion, organised by the Chair of (Social) Ethics and the Evangelisches Forum. After an input by ...






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 two 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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