Faculty of Theology

If you would like to study Catholic Theology in Germany, you will find the optimum conditions at our Faculty in Eichstätt: an inspiring cultural ambience, a personal atmosphere and an excellent framework for students and lecturers, like small courses and short ways, interdisciplinary working, scientific exkursions and activities or a large theological library. We offer a Magister's program (Mag. theol.), a Bachelor's program (in combination with other subjects; B.A.) a Licentiat's program (Lic. theol.) and a Doctoral program (Dr. theol.).

Ulmer Hof
Ulmer Hof


Faculty of Theology
Building Ulmer Hof | Room: UH-204
Postal Address
Pater-Philipp-Jenningen-Platz 6
85072 Eichstätt
Office hours
Mon-Fri 8.30 a.m.-12.00 p.m.

Please note: This website is still under construction and updated content will be available shortly. For all further information, e.g. regarding individual degree programs, please refer to the German website.

Departments and chairs

Philosophy and Philosophical Questions of Theology 
  • Fundamental Philosophical Questions of Theology
  • Philosophy (PPF - Faculty of Philosophy and Education)


Biblical Theology
  • Old Testament Studies
  • New Testament Studies


Historical Theology
  • History of the Old Church and Patristic Studies
  • Medieval and Modern Church History
  • Theology of the Christian East (Foundation-Chair Prinz Max von Sachsen)


Systematic Theology
  • Fundamental Theology
  • Dogmatics
  • Theology in Processes of Transformation (DFG-Heisenberg-Chair)
  • Moral Theology
  • Christian Social Ethics and Social Policy (WFI - Ingolstadt School of Management)


Practical Theology
  • Canon Law and History of Ecclesiastical Law
  • Pastoral Theology
  • Liturgical Studies
  • Didactics of Religion, Catechetics, and Religious Education 


Research Unit
  • Research Center for Oriental Christianity


  • Seminary of St Willibald
  • Collegium Orientale (Seminary for Eastern Christians)
  • Mentorat (Mentoring Center for future pastoral workers and teachers of religion)
  • Catholic Campus Ministry