Faculty of Catholic Theology

Faculty of Catholic Theology

The Faculty of Catholic Theology at the University of Tübingen is one of the most prestigious institutes of its kind – both in Germany and internationally. The faculty enables research work in all areas of theology as well as the interdisciplinary area. Continuous evaluation and the development of new courses ensure high quality teaching. The Catholic Faculty of Theology at the University of Tübingen takes part in international exchange programs, maintains worldwide partnerships and offers study semesters at universities in other countries. Since its foundation in 1817, it has supported dialogue between different denominations and today offers numerous possibilities for discourse and shared research with Protestant and Islamic theologies.

Mantelteilung des
heiligen Martin von Tours

Meister des Riedener Altars
Ulm, 1460/70
Temperamalerei auf Nadelholz
Höhe 118,2 cm, Breite 111,9 cm, Stärke 0,4 cm

Ⓒ Diözesanmuseum Rottenburg
Inv. Nr. 2.1.

The Faculty’s International Ranking

Tübingen is the right place for you if you want to study religion. On the Campus of Theologies, which embraces Catholic, Protestant and Islamic theologies, and at the Institute for the Study of Religions we offer research and teaching at a world-leading level: only seven universities rank higher in these disciplines.

You can find more information here.

Learning languages

Without ancient languages, it is impossible to study theology. You can find full information about language courses in Latin, Greek and Hebrew here.


Career opportunities

Did you think theology is only for priests and RE teachers? Think again! The career prospects for theologians are as varied as students themselves. You can find more examples here.


Alfons Auer Ethics-Prize

You can find full information about this prestigious award and previous prize-winners here.