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Program description

Through its doctoral research fields, the Doctoral School in Theology of Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary provides the opportunity for scientific work in various areas of theology that reaches international standards. There are five sub-programmes: New Testament, Biblical Theology, Systematic Theology, Church History and Practical Theology.

Entry requirements

MA degree Protestant Theology/Teacher of Religion

Entrance exam information

Entrance exam: Yes
Type of entrance exam: Oral
Minimum level of language proficiency (oral and written): C1
Entrance exam location: Electronic (Microsoft Teams)

Description of selection and entrance examination process

The applicant emails a copy of his/her degree, the proof of sufficient language skills, a list of all his/her publications and indicates his/her research topic. This will be followed by a Skype interview where the applicant presents the chosen research area in detail and answers the selection boards questions. The total score is 105 points out of which the applicant has to reach the minimum score of 60 points.

Contact person information

Ms Éva Sógor
Head of the Dean’s Office

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Programme structure

Obilgatory units

History of Science I.
History of Science II.
Theory of science I.
Linguistic and practical approaches I.
Non specific theological subjects I.
Non specific theological subjects II.
Academic writing I.
Academic writing (in a foreign language) II.
Theological literature I.
Theological literature II.
Theological literature III.
Theological literature IV.
Chapter discussion
Komplex exam

Optional units
134 ECTS

Alternative units
Research seminaries
Specialized seminaries
Scientific activities
Teaching activities

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