Protestant Religious Education (phased out)

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Bachelor programme

Degree Profile

Begin of study
winter semester
Academic degree
Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
full time and part time
Faculty of Education
Tuition fee
semester contribution only
Admission restriction
no restricted admission
Dual-subject Bachelor
minor subject
Teaching language
School subject
Protestant Religious Education
Teacher relevance
Primary schools, Secondary schools, Vocational schools

The degree programme "Protestant Religious Education" is being phased out. Students who apply now will be enrolled in the new degree programme "Protestant Religion 2021".

Bachelor's programme Protestant Religion

Course Details

The subsidiary course of study Protestant Religious Education teaches you the connections between religion and society.

During your studies you will acquire knowledge about:

  • biblical sources,
  • ecclesiastical traditions,
  • Protestant teaching.

Learn how to understand the place of the Protestant Church in school and religiously pluralistic society. You will gain theological discernment and independence through your studies in order to be able to convey a responsible approach to Christian tradition and to translate central contents of the Christian faith as a meaningful offer for individual life.

Protestant Religious Education in Detail

Structure of the study programme

The bachelor's degree course at the University of Erfurt comprises a major and a minor subject (two-subject bachelor's degree) as well as the fundamental course of study. It aims to impart specialist content and occupational field orientation as well as interdisciplinary skills. The standard period of study is six semesters.

Orientation Phase (First Year)

  • Introduction to biblical science
  • Introduction to religion in society
  • Introduction to religious education studies

Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)

  • Deepening of biblical studies
  • Deepening of religion in society
  • Deepening of religious education studies


The major and minor subjects differ in terms of the content and scope of the course. In the major subject a Bachelor thesis is written.

Examinations regulations minor subject Protestant Religious Education 2012

Master Programmes


It is no longer possible to apply for this degree programme. However, you can apply for the new Bachelor's programme:

Enrol now for Protestant Religion!

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