Bachelor of Arts Protestant Theology and Hermeneutics (Minor Subject)

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

The Bachelor of Arts in Protestant Theology and Hermeneutics (Minor Subject) engages students in a reflective and scientifically responsible exploration of God from a Protestant perspective. Integrating methods from various sciences, the program investigates the profound meanings embedded in the Christian faith. This exploration includes understanding faith as a means of self-comprehension and world interpretation, as an integral part of cultural heritage, and as a guiding principle for religious communities. The program spans five core areas: Old Testament, New Testament, Church History, Systematic Theology, and Practical Theology, providing a comprehensive theological education that addresses both historical and contemporary issues.


In the Bachelor of Arts Protestant Theology and Hermeneutics program, students delve into the academic and professional dimensions of Christianity, exploring how it provides meaning, ethical guidance, and influences western culture. The curriculum is designed to give a thorough understanding of Christianity’s historical origins and its development over time, while also examining contemporary religious practices and their impacts on society both in Germany and globally. Students benefit from a broad educational foundation, as this minor must be combined with a major in another subject. This interdisciplinary approach enriches their theological study and opens diverse career pathways.

Admission Requirements

  • University entrance qualification (e.g., Abitur)
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1, as per DSH exam regulations)
  • Old Testament Studies
  • New Testament Studies
  • Church History
  • Systematic Theology
  • Practical Theology
  • Hermeneutics and Interpretation
  • Ethics and Society
  • History of Christian Thought
  • Comparative Religious Studies
  • Independent Research Project

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Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts Protestant Theology and Hermeneutics program have successfully transitioned into various professions, demonstrating the program’s versatility and relevance. Alumni have taken on leadership roles in community organizations, engaged in significant research projects, and contributed to scholarly publications. The program’s alignment with current industry demands ensures that graduates are equipped with critical thinking, ethical leadership, and effective communication skills, making them highly valuable in the job market. Notably, graduates have excelled in academia, contributing to theological research and teaching, as well as in administrative and editorial positions, highlighting the broad applicability of their theological training.

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