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Religion/ Religious studies

part time, full time

  • Bachelor of Arts


  • 6 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Erfurt


  • September 2022 (Germans and inhabitants)

    September 2022 (EU), expired (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Religious Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Ethics, Philosophy, Values and Norms (Teaching Degree)

Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, Cultural History of Orthodox Christianity, General Religious Studies


If the student wishes to complete teacher training, the subject-related basic knowledge is acquired for the teaching subject of Ethics. A second Bachelor’s discipline must be studied that is relevant to the teacher training concerned\; The following is compulsory – For primary school teaching qualification (type 1): Primary education (incl. the basic subjects German, Mathematics), - for teaching qualification special education (type 6): Remedial and inclusive education (incl. basic subjects German or Mathematics), - for teaching qualification at mainstream schools (type 3): English/American Studies (teaching subject: English) or German Language and Literature (teaching subject: German) or Art (teaching subject: Art Education) or Mathematics (teaching subject: Mathematics) or Music (teaching subject: Music) or Romance Studies (teaching subject: French) or Slavic Studies (teaching subject: Russian) or Sport and Movement Education (teaching subject: Sport) or Technology (teaching subject: Economics/technology), whereby technology may only be chosen as the main subject, - for teaching qualification at vocational schools (type 5): a vocational subject as the first subject (optional: construction technology, electrical engineering, metal engineering, health, personal care, nursing or social education), to be proven by a corresponding university degree successfully completed at another university.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Lecture period
  • 12.04.2021 - 17.07.2021
  • 10.10.2022 - 04.02.2023

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union


  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.06.2022 - 30.09.2022

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.06.2022 - 30.09.2022

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    01.06.2022 - 30.09.2022

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages


International office

Internationales Büro

Student advisory service

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