Faculty of Religious Education

If f you would like to study religious education, you will find excellent conditions in Eichstätt:  Our study program is characterized by a close connection between theory and practice. We offer a very good mentoring relationship between professors and students and you will find one of the largest theological libraries in Europe.

As study programs we offer a Bachelor's degree „Religionspädgogik und Kirchliche Bildungsarbeit“ (BA Religious Education). The program prepares students for religious education and pastoral work in parishes and schools, as well as for a broad professional field in the social sector.

In addition we offer a postgraduate professional education course in sustainability and reform pedagogy: "Nachhltige Bildung an katholischen Schulen auf der Grundlage des Marchtaler Plans".

Furthermore two additional qualification courses: an Additional Qualification Social Pedagogy for students who study the BA Religious Education; and the Additional Qualification Religious Education and Pastoral Work for students who study the BA Social Work, the BA Childhood Education and other pedagogical studies.

Since 2020 we cooperate with Jesuit Worldwide Learning (JWL) and offer the E-Learning-Course Learning Facilitator.

Our LearningLab (Religionspädagogische Lernwerkstatt) and MediaLab (Religionspädagogische Medienwerkstatt) offer a great infrastructure for our students and professors and enable learning on practical, theoretical and social levels.


Our study programs

We offer:

BA Religious Education

Two additional qualification courses:
Social Pedagogy
Religious Education and Pastoral Work

A postgraduate professional education course: Sustainable Education at catholic schools in consideration of the Marchtaler Plan

E-Learning-Courses in cooperation with Jesuit Worldwide Learning (JWL): Learning Facilitator

Further information

Faculty of Religious Education