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Old Catholic Theology

University of Bern

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Are you interested in doing some independent research work and would like to start a doctorate at the University of Bern? Join the Old Catholic Theology programme!

Overview

Opportunities within the Old Catholic Theology programme at the University of Bern

As a university with eight faculties offering a full range of courses and an institution with a real emphasis on research, the University of Bern offers early career researchers attractive structures for a promising doctorate.

You can either take the doctorate within a graduate school or as part of a doctoral degree program, or you can even take a traditional individual doctorate. Graduate schools and doctoral degree programs are arranged on an interdisciplinary and/or interuniversity basis in many cases. In addition to research-related training and intensive support, these also offer excellent opportunities for networking within the academic community.

Programme Structure

The Faculty of Theology at the university offers doctoral degree programs leading to the title of "Doctor of Theology" and covering the following specific elements:

  • Old Catholic Theology
  • Protestant Theology
  • Jewish Studies
  • Religious Studies

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, German

Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

For admission at doctoral level, you must

  • hold a master's degree or a licentiate from a Swiss university or Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, or an equivalent university degree and
  • you must also fulfill any other requirements set out by the relevant faculty or graduate school (e.g. specific average grades or a specific result in your master's degree, licentiate, diploma or state exams).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    370 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 185 EUR per semester
  • National

    370 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 185 EUR per semester

CHF 200

Living costs for Bern

1655 - 2130 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Doc.CH in the humanities and social sciences (HSS)

The Doc.CH (HSS) instrument for the promotion of excellence from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is targeted at highly promising researchers who would like to write a dissertation on a topic of their own choosing within the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland.

Church grants from the Reformed Church of Bern-Jura-Solothurn

The Reformed Church of Bern-Jura-Solothurn is keen for as many students as possible to be able to study theology, regardless of their financial situation. At the forefront of this initiative is the promotion of education as a kind of "second chance".

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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