Contributing Faculties and Accreditation

buecherschattenThe Master's program in Ecumenical Studies (MESt) is offered by the Protestant Theological Faculty in cooperation with the Centre for Religion and Society (Zentrum für Religion und Gesellschaft - ZERG) of the University of Bonn.

ZERG incorporates the research and teaching of more than 30 members (professors and lecturers) of  the Faculties of  Protestant  and Catholic Theology, the Faculty of Philosophy, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Medicine, and the Seminary of Old Catholic Theology. Scholars from the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Germany also offer lectures in the MESt program.

Lectures and classes are held in English in order to accommodate a diverse array of international students. MESt students also have the option of supplementing their studies with German language courses.

The MESt is accredited by AQAS (Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengängen) in accordance with the 'Bologna Process'.

Graduates will receive the degree Master of Arts (M.A.).