8 semesters
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Other costs apply

About this course

The Center for Islamic Theology (ZITH) offers a broad study of Islamic theology. The research program for this course is at an internationally recognized level. The 8-semester program is understood as a confessional related discipline that combines Islamic theology with general intellectual, cultural and social science issues. This program employs religious source material, but also confronts the religious beliefs and practices of those mediation. In addition, the course deals with the religion of Islam in the European and German context and mediated inter-religious and intercultural skills. A semester is reserved for the stay abroad at universities of the Islamic world, with which collaborations already exist or will be forged.

Entry Requirements

 The following are parts of the application process necessary for admission consideration:

  • Common Application
  • Educational History Form (EHF)
  • Certificate of secondary school completion such as the German Abitur (i.e. International Baccalaureate, High School Diploma (with recommended tests depending on your region), GCSE A-levels, etc.)
  • SAT or ACT
  • English Language Proficiency Test