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B.A. Applied Theology

The degree course is your first step on the path to becoming a parish assistant and also qualifies you for the profession of permanent deacon. The course provides you with personal, professional and organizational skills with which you can enter into a responsible dialogue on questions of life and faith and reflect on this theologically.

You will acquire basic knowledge of the Christian faith and how to act out of Christian responsibility. You will be prepared to sensitively perceive people's hopes and fears in life in order to support and accompany them as a pastor in the responsible shaping of their lives and their search for meaning. You will learn how to encourage people to develop their faith. You will learn how contemporary forms of faith communication can be developed with the help of your knowledge and experience. You will learn how to initiate and shape religious learning and educational processes in different contexts of the community, school and social space. The course encourages you to actively help shape the church as a community of living faith.

Further information

What is the core of the Christian message and what does it mean for shaping a successful life and humane social structures today?

Selected study contents are:

  • Theology as a science
  • Jewish-Christian faith
  • Jesus of Nazareth and the message of the kingdom of God
  • Pastoral care and religious education in theory and practice
  • Pastoral care, counseling and communication of faith
  • Freedom and responsibility
  • Christianity as a social movement and institution 
  • Successful Christian life
  • Pastoral management
  • Empirical social research
  • Moderation, mediation and conflict management
  • The topicality of the question of God
  • Interreligious dialog

Information for applicants with a foreign citizenship applying for a degree at KH Freiburg you will find on application.

Information on how to find your way to the KH Freiburg as an exchange student you will find on exchange students.

You will find the general semester dates on Semestertermine (in German).

Academic requirements

Any questions? Don't hesitate to contact us!

Prof. Dr. Michael Quisinsky


Doris Ortlieb