Welcome to the School of Theology!

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Studying Theology in our midst means…
  • preparing comprehensively for a ministry as a pastor
  • gaining new insights for your faith and your life
  • asking questions that Christians have debated for two millennia
  • getting to know models and processes that help congregations to be and stay healthy
  • doing research – in all fields of theology: Old & New Testament, Church History, Systematic Theology, Practical Theology, Mission Studies
  • being able to belong to a large family
  • understanding Adventist history and convictions better, and translating their meaning into the 21st century
  • maturing with your whole personality and tapping mentoring resources
  • developing your own emphases for ministry
  • meeting people who are like-minded as well as those who think differently

The School of Theology of Friedensau Adventist University officially provides education for pastors in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Germany. Here young people as well as many of other age groups have been trained for pastoral, social and missionary services since 1899. Today our School offers the following programmes:

Bachelor of Arts Theologie (in German)
Master of Arts Theologie (in German)
Master of Theological Studies (in English)

Further information is found on the respective programme web site.               

Mission Statement of the School of Theology:

As faculty of a Seventh-day Adventist university we serve people’s holistic faith development by providing theological education. In particular we train women and men for pastoral ministry. We foster cognitive, spiritual and social competencies, and by doing theological research we participate in the academic, societal and ecclesiastical discourse.

Newsletters:

Newsletter 5, 2017
Newsletter 4, 2017
Newsletter 3, 2016
Newsletter 2, 2016
Newsletter 1, 2016

Public Statement:

On the Practice of Ordination in the Seventh-day Adventist Church (March 2016)
                   See here for the German version