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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Catholic Theology

Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - The course can be taken with or without the teacher training option. Students are not initially required to be a member of a church, the subject is open to everyone. However, if you wish to enter the teaching profession you should be aware that religious education teachers are required to belong to the Catholic Church. - See the Teacher training programme and Bachelor’s and master’s courses at HU FAQ.

Standard time for completing course

6 semesters

Start of study

The degree course starts at Winter Semester, see course catalogue; there is no numerus clausus.

Combinations

  • Core subject Protestant Theology, with a second subject to be selected
  • Secondary subject Protestant Theology with a bachelor’s core subject

Content of studies

To find module descriptions and the course curriculum timetable, see the course and examination regulations (www.amb.hu-berlin.de, no. 75/2019) and the annotated university calendar (hu-berlin.de/vorlesungsverzeichnis). You can also consult the Course Advisory Service.

One credit point (CP) corresponds to a maximum of 30 hours of work.

Catholic Theology without teacher training option

Core subject Catholic Theology

Mandatory modules (70 CP)

B-01a Einführung in das Studium der Katholischen Theologie (15 CP)
B-02a Grundlagen der Biblischen Theologie (10 CP)
B-03a Grundlagen der Historischen Theologie (10 CP)
B-04a Grundlagen der Systematischen Theologie (10 CP)
B-05a Grundlagen der Praktischen Theologie (10 CP)
B-13 Abschlussmodul (15 CP)

Mandatory elective modules (30 CP)

3 modules chosen from the following 6:

B-06 Religion, Globalisierung und Pluralisierung (10 CP)
B-07 Jesus Christus: Gott und Mensch (10 CP)
B-08 Interreligiöse Perspektiven (10 CP)
B-09 Theologie - Gott zur Sprache bringen (10 CP)
B-10 Der Mensch im Spiegel der Bibel (10 CP)
B-11 Biblische Sprachen (10 CP)

General elective modules (20 CP)

- General elective modules chosen from the module catalogues of other subjects or central institutions, see: http://agnes.hu-berlin.de/, (10 CP).

- General elective modules chosen from the following institutions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Law, Department of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, Department of History, Faculty of Theology, Berlin Institute for Islamic Theology (10 CP)

Second subject Catholic Theology

Mandatory modules (40 CP)

B-01b Einführung in das Studium der Katholischen Theologie (12 CP)
B-02b Grundlagen der Biblischen Theologie (7 CP)
B-03b Grundlagen der Historischen Theologie (7 CP)
B-04b Grundlagen der Systematischen Theologie (7 CP)
B-05b Grundlagen der Praktischen Theologie (7 CP)

Mandatory elective modules (20 CP)

2 modules chosen from the following 6:

B-06 Religion, Globalisierung und Pluralisierung (10 CP)
B-07 Jesus Christus: Gott und Mensch (10 CP)
B-08 Interreligiöse Perspektiven (10 LP)
B-09 Theologie - Gott zur Sprache bringen (10 CP)
B-10 Der Mensch im Spiegel der Bibel (10 CP)
B-11 Biblische Sprachen (10 CP)

Catholic Theology with teacher training option

Core subject Catholic Theology

Mandatory modules (77 CP)

B-01a Einführung in das Studium der Katholischen Theologie (15 CP)
B-02a Grundlagen der Biblischen Theologie (10 CP)
B-03a Grundlagen der Historischen Theologie (10 CP)
B-04a Grundlagen der Systematischen Theologie (10 CP)
B-05a Grundlagen der Praktischen Theologie (10 CP)
B-12 Fachdidaktische Basiskompetenzen (7 CP)
B-13 Abschlussmodul (15 CP)

Mandatory elective modules (20 CP)

2 modules chosen from the following 6:

B-06 Religion, Globalisierung und Pluralisierung (10 LP)
B-07 Jesus Christus: Gott und Mensch (10 LP)
B-08 Interreligiöse Perspektiven (10 LP)
B-09 Theologie - Gott zur Sprache bringen (10 LP)
B-10 Der Mensch im Spiegel der Bibel (10 LP)
B-11 Biblische Sprachen (10 LP)

Modul B-11 must be chosen if you want to apply for the Master of Education and can't submit equivalent evidence of language skills in Greek and Hebrew.

Teacher training modules (16 CP)

Educational Sciences teacher training module (11 CP) and the module Sprachbildung (5 CP), see www.amb.hu-berlin.de, no. 80/2015.

Second subject Catholic Theology

Mandatory modules (47 CP)

B-01b Einführung in das Studium der Katholischen Theologie (12 CP)
B-02b Grundlagen der Biblischen Theologie (7 CP)
B-03b Grundlagen der Historischen Theologie (7 CP)
B-04b Grundlagen der Systematischen Theologie (7 CP)
B-05b Grundlagen der Praktischen Theologie (7 CP)
B-12 Fachdidaktische Basiskompetenzen (7 CP)

Mandatory elective modules (20 CP)

2 modules chosen from the following 6:

B-06 Religion, Globalisierung und Pluralisierung (10 CP)
B-07 Jesus Christus: Gott und Mensch (10 CP)
B-08 Interreligiöse Perspektiven (10 CP)
B-09 Theologie - Gott zur Sprache bringen (10 CP)
B-10 Der Mensch im Spiegel der Bibel (10 CP)
B-11 Biblische Sprachen (10 CP)

Modul B-11 must be chosen if you want to apply for the Master of Education and can't submit equivalent evidence of language skills in Greek and Hebrew.

General elective modules for students coming from other courses of studies

B-06 Religion, Globalisierung und Pluralisierung (10 CP)
B-08 Interreligiöse Perspektiven (10 CP)
B-09 Theologie - Gott zur Sprache bringen (10 CP)
B-10 Der Mensch im Spiegel der Bibel (10 CP)

Master’s degree

If you wish to enter the teaching profession, you must apply for the Master of Education in your two subjects. If you do not wish to enter the teaching profession: Information on Master degree courses is available in the Course catalogue.

Addresses

Institut für Katholische Theologie (from August), Hannoversche Str. 6, hu.berlin/kathol

Course Advisory Service (substitutional): jan.kingreen@hu-berlin.de
Classification and recognition of studies and qualifications (substitutional): jan.kingreen@hu-berlin.de
Service for teacher training students: hu.berlin/lehramtsstudium, Tel. (030) 2093-70813, lehrerbildung@rz.hu-berlin.de
Version: September 2019

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