CATHOLIC THEOLOGY MAG. THEOL.
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|Course Duration / ECTS||10 semesters / 300 ECTS|
|University degree||Magister of Theology (Mag. theol.)|
|· Matura or school leaving certificate (e.g., Abitur (GER), GCE|
levels (UK), Diplome du Baccalaureat de l’Enseignement du
Second Degre (F), Titulo de Bachiller (E), Attestat (RSF)),
which is comparable in length and quality to the Austrian Matura.
· Additional exam: Latin and Greek proficiency – to be completed during
the first stage of studies
|Dates and Deadlines||· The dates and deadlines change every semester.|
· The current deadlines and dates can be found here.
and departmental student representatives
|Faculty of Catholic Theology|
|Language level required||German B2|
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What will I learn?
The diploma degree course in Catholic Theology imparts knowledge from all disciplines of theology: philosophy, as well as biblical, historical, methodical and practical theology. Students learn various academic methods to interpret Bible texts and traditional texts. By doing so, they strengthen their ability to argument and judge in discussions about the church and society. They also deepen their knowledge about other religions, spiritualities and Weltanschauungen. They reflect the changing cultural contexts of faith in a globalized world. Graduates are qualified to enrol on a doctorate degree course in Catholic Theology.
What makes Salzburg so special as a place to study?
In the centre of one of the most beautiful cities of Europe, the Faculty of Catholic Theology at the University of Salzburg offers you an academic locus which meets the global challenges of modern life. With the Fakultätsschwerpunkt "Theologie interkulturell und Studium der Religionen" (Intercultural Theology and Religious Studies) we focus on different cultural religious contexts and examine the meaning of faith for the modern post-secular society. Our students’ contentment lies close to our faculty’s heart. Small courses, constant support and a personal atmosphere contribute to our students’ well-being.
Which career opportunities do I have?
Manifold occupations in ecclesiastical institutions such as parishes, child and youth work, adult education, hospital chaplaincy, media work, NGOs, etc.
Catholic Theology Doctoral Programme
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Alexander Zerfaß
Head of the curriculum committee Theology
Universitätsplatz 1, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 662 8044-2776
Photographs: © Luigi Caputo (1&3) I © Kay Müller (2) I © Alexander Zerfaß (4)