CATHOLIC RELIGION EDUCATION, M.Rel.Ed.Univ.
|Course Duration/ ECTS||4 semesters / 120 ECTS|
|University degree||Master of Religious Education – University (M.Rel.Ed.Univ.)|
|· In order to be admitted to the M.Rel.Ed.Univ. degree teacher|
training programme in Catholic Religion Education,
students must hold a bachelor’s degree in a related
field from an accredited inland or international institution
of higher education.
|Language of instruction German||Proof of language proficiency|
|Dates and Deadlines||· The dates and deadlines change every semester.|
· The current deadlines and dates can be found here.
|Information on the department|
and departmental student representatives
|Department of Practical Theology|
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What will I learn?
In the Master’s degree teacher training programme for the subject of Catholic Religious Education, students hone the academic skills required for the reflexion of faith and religion. Doing so, the will also consider the world religions and general religious questions. Graduates will be able to perform tasks in leading positions in relevant professional fields competently, independently and comprehensively.
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?
Teacher of Religious Education at schools (HS, NMS, Gymnasium, BMS, BHS); occupations in ecclesiastical fields such as, e.g., pastoral assistant, hospital chaplaincy, youth work, NGOs, etc.
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)