Studying in Bonn


The faculty offers, in addition to the two majors which prepare students to enter the ministry or teaching fields, a Bachelor of Protestant Theology and Hermeneutics (“Evangelische Theologie und Hermeneutik”), a Master of Protestant Theology (“Evangelische Theologie”), and an English-language Master of Ecumenical Studies.

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Courses of Study

In addition to the German-language study programs, the faculty offers two English-language Master programs.

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Before You Study

You are starting your studies at our faculty in the upcoming semester? We want to welcome you warmly!

Über uns
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Starting Your Studies

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

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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.

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International Students

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

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Student Advising

In addition to the online information and the study handbooks, the faculty offers various guidance for students.

Why Bonn?


International Team

We warmly welcome international students and researchers!

At the Faculty, you can get in touch with people from all over the world and from different denominations and religious traditions.

We offer an English-language Master’s program in Ecumenical Studies, where you will study with students from Europe, Africa, America and Asia.


Personalised Studies

At our Faculty, we support you in finding your own theological field of interest.

Academic experts accompany your literature-based self-studies alongside traditional classroom teaching.

If you have any questions about your studies at our Faculty, please get in touch with us. We are always happy to answer your questions.


Ideal Conditions

As a student of Protestant Theology, you can live at the student dormitory ACH.

The Adolf-Clarenbach-Haus (ACH) offers affordable student rooms in the city of Bonn (210-290 Euro/month).

Additionally, the ACH has a theological library making it an attractive choice for theology students.

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At A Glance

The link to the electronic course catalogue, dates and deadlines or to the homepage of the student association – some links you will know by heart soon. Until then, click on the following buttons that will redirect you to the most important topics.

Electronic Course Catalogue BASIS

You can find an overview of the offered courses in the electronic course catalogue BASIS.


Module plans, examination regulations and other documents can be downloaded as PDF files.

Dates and Deadlines

Deadlines for course enrollment, examination registration and further semester dates.

Student Association

The student association represents the students of the Protestant Theological Faculty. They organise, for example, events and support students in questions concerning their studies.

Examination Office

For academic advising and further help as a prospective or current student, please get in touch with the Examination Office.


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Student Advising

Rabinstraße 8

53111 Bonn

Office Hours

Please contact the Student Advising by e-mail or phone.

Academic Advising will help you with all questions regarding theological studies.

Additionally, they offer detailed guidance regarding examination matters.

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