Bachelor of Theology and Religious Studies
Interested in the study of theology and religion? KU Leuven’s internationally renowned 3-year Bachelor of Theology and Religious Studies will initiate you in all areas that together constitute Christian theology. Particular attention is given to a deeper understanding of the Christian tradition and the history of the Church, the improvement of the knowledge of modern and Biblical languages, philosophy and other human sciences, and the stimulation of interest in the mutual relationships between the various Christian churches and between Christianity and other world religions.
here is no doubt that those who enroll for a Bachelor’s from Leuven will be profoundly introduced into the study of Christianity and the world religions. This solid basis will be laid with the aid of challenging lectures, interactive seminars in small groups, and personal guidance in the writing of papers and essays. The programme can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis.
This bachelor programme prepares for a more specialized study in the Research Master or the Master of Theology and Religious Studies.
The Faculty also offers a reduced programme: the Abridged Bachelor of Theology and Religious Studies (between 45 to 120 ECTS). This reduced programme varies from candidate to candidate and takes into account each candidate’s previous academic formation.
- Study at a faculty with a rich history and a tradition of excellence going back to its founding in 1432.
- Receive instruction engendering a reflective, scientifically-based, methodological application of theology and religious studies.
- Be part of a diverse and knowledgeable student body
For more information about the admission requirements, visit the website of this programme
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The current tuition fee is € 938.80. The tuition fee for the 2020-2021 academic year will be determined in the spring of 2020. Please consult the website for the most recent information: kuleuven.be/tuitionfees.
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After graduation, most bachelor students decide to continue with their studies at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies going on to obtain a Research Master and often even a Doctoral Degree. Studies at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies prepare students for a variety of careers in sectors such as education, business, publishing, the media and the pastoral and socio-cultural sector.
About this institute
KU Leuven is Europe’s most innovative university. Located in Belgium, it is dedicated to research, education, and service to society. KU Leuven is a founding member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and has a strong European and...
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