CATHOLIC THEOLOGY DOCTORAL PROGRAMME
|Course Duration / ECTS||6 semesters / 180 ECTS|
|University degree||Doktor/Doktorin der Theologie (Dr. theol.)|
|Faculty||Faculty of Catholic Theology|
|Study ID||796 100|
|Admission Requirements|| In order to be admitted to the doctoral programme in Catholic|
Theology, applicants must hold a degree in Catholic Theology
or a canonical licentiate in Catholic Theology. For graduates of
other MA courses (e.g., the teacher training programme in
Catholic Religion Education) special admission requirements may apply.
What will I learn?
Doctoral students in Catholic theology acquire detailed knowledge about scientific questions and research methods in their chosen field of specialization. Our doctoral students participate in an interdisciplinary discourse with the subjects of theology and other scientific disciplines. With their own original research, doctoral students contribute to the further development and learning of theological research.
Which career opportunities do I have?
Manifold occupations in the church and society: leading positions in ecclesiastical institutions, universities and adult education, academic/culture/human resource management, library work and publishing, media work, politics and political advice, environment protection and ethics advice, health care, interreligious dialogue, NGOs, etc.
Located in the centre of one of the most beautiful cities in 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 and 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, regular individual support and a personal atmosphere contribute to our doctoral students’ well-being.
How is the course structured?
|Specialization in the field of dissertation||24 ECTS|
|Second subject||12 ECTS|
|Academic extra performances||14 ECTS|
|Oral examination||10 ECTS|