PhD in Theology

General

Program Description

Graduates of doctoral study (Doctor of Philosophy in Theology Ph.D.) are competent to carry out conceptual theological and scientific activities and create professional theological work in church theory and practice as well as in building a Christian worldview based on scientific exegesis of the Bible. They are ready to carry out leadership positions in the church, parachurch, and ecumenical institutions and organizations. They can teach theological courses at the university level and professional training of the church and religious organizations staff.

Graduates understand the relationship between the natural sciences, humanities, and theological sciences and are competent to carry out research in theology and related fields. As personalities at the same time educated in science and faith have a wide view on issues of contemporary philosophical-theological and ethical controversies and are able to handle sensitive and controversial public response to ethical and social issues relating to the Christian faith, religion and culture.

Graduates who are awarded the Ph.D. in Theology are prepared to engage in theological research and publish original work. These individuals are able to shape a Christian worldview informed by biblical interpretation. Research activities at the Department of Theology and Christian Education are focused on areas which affect the impact of Christianity on the individual and society as it pertains to life in the church but also outside the church.

Duration

4 years

Cost & Fees

€ 600 per year

Entry Requirements

Submitting an electronic application and send the signed application with attachments by post. https://www.umb.sk/en/studies/information/study-programmes-and-admission-requirements/application-form.html

Last updated February 2018

About the School

Matej Bel University is a public university which achieved university status in 2010 and is a member of the European University Association. The university provides both high-quality university and fu ... Read More

Matej Bel University is a public university which achieved university status in 2010 and is a member of the European University Association. The university provides both high-quality university and further education by encouraging creative scientific and artistic research. Knowledge is advanced whilst combining the requirements of both scientific developments and practical issues. Read less
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