Before your admission to this PhD-Programme you have to pass the admission procedure in cooperation with the Doctoral Advisory Board. The suitability of the candidates will be assessed by the following criteria: sufficient expertise in the area of dissertation and motivation as well as potential for scientific research.

For the assessment of these criteria you have to submit the following documents:

  • Proof of your academic success in former graduate degrees
  • Letter of motivation and 
  • the confirmation of the supervision by a member of the Faculty of Catholic Theology or the Faculty of Protestant Theology 

Furthermore, you might have to fulfil the following requirements for a participation in the programme:

  • Letter of recommendation
  • Interview with the Doctoral Advisory Boards and passing of specific courses of the master degree programme with good success


Information at a glance
Path through the degree programme: Information and forms