For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent degree.
The DSH - or German Language University Entrance Exam for Foreign Students - is obligatory for all applicants whose first language is not German and who have earned their initial degree from a university (or equivalent institution) where the language of instruction is not German.
The master’s program trains students to critically address central questions of European history and culture and enables them to engage in the analysis of Jewish-Christian relations, reflecting on theological positions and thinking about the practice of interreligious dialogue. Christian anti-Judaism is critically examined in its historical development. Among other focal points, the program will explore methods of exegesis, common elements of liturgical practice, interactions in philosophy, and the history of art and literature, theological issues, ethical questions, and the issue of Jewish-Christian dialogue. In addition, this program of study imparts the Christian theological reappaisal of the Shoah and thoroughly discusses the question of the relationship between the church and the Shoah.