Master in Protestant Theology

General

Program Description

Graduates are equipped with a knowledge of Christian theology in its historical, systematic, and practical dimensions. They are capable of working with biblical texts in the original languages and are proficient in the hermeneutics of Christian texts, with a particular emphasis on the tradition of the Reformation, and in dialogue with other Christian traditions, with philosophy, and with the social sciences. They are familiar with the phenomenology of religion, with the traditional world religions and with new religious movements.


Description of verification and evaluation criteria

The entrance examination takes place in one round and has only an oral part.

The interview tests applicants' knowledge of biblical theology (including the original languages), systematic theology, historical theology, world religions, and philosophy.

(max. 100 points)

The applicant is admitted if he/she obtains a minimum of 65 points


Conditions for admission

Admission to Master's studies is conditioned by completed secondary education confirmed by a school-leaving certificate. Admission to Post-Bachelor studies (Master's program) is likewise conditioned by completed education in any type of study program.

Verification method: entrance exam
Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 03.06.2019 until: 07.06.2019
Alternative date (of entrance exam) from: 17.06.2019 until: 21.06.2019


Recommended literature, sample questions

See the websites of the departments of historical, systematic and biblical theology, religious studies, and philosophy of the Protestant Theological Faculty of Charles University – requirements for Bachelor's examination.

Applicants can prepare in advance an exegesis of at least 4 sections of text from the Old Testament (at least 20 verses in each section), and 4 sections from the New Testament, each at least 10 verses long (for details see the requirements for the Bachelor's examination of the relevant departments of New an Old Testament: https://web.etf.cuni.cz/ETFN-453.html; https://web.etf.cuni.cz/ETFN-460.html).


Graduate Profile

Graduates are equipped with a knowledge of Christian theology in its historical, systematic, and practical dimensions. They are capable of working with biblical texts in the original languages and are proficient in the hermeneutics of Christian texts, with a particular emphasis on the tradition of the Reformation, and in dialogue with other Christian traditions, with philosophy, and with the social sciences. They are familiar with the phenomenology of religion, with the traditional world religions and with new religious movements. They can make use of their studies in the service of their churches as ministers in parishes, in catechetical, educational and pastoral work, and also in the social and cultural fields and in public administration.


Career Prospect

Graduates can make use of their studies in the service of their churches as ministers in parishes, in catechetical, educational and pastoral work, and also in the social and cultural fields and in public administration.

Last updated Jan 2019

About the School

The Protestant Theological Faculty (originally known as the Hus Czechoslovak Protestant Theological Faculty) was founded in Prague on 28 April 1919. Before the First World War, there had been many res ... Read More

The Protestant Theological Faculty (originally known as the Hus Czechoslovak Protestant Theological Faculty) was founded in Prague on 28 April 1919. Before the First World War, there had been many restrictions on Protestants in the Czech lands (which were part of Catholic Austria at the time) and candidates for the ministry had to go to Vienna to study. Read less