Doctoral studies at the Faculty of Theology Basel
The Faculty of Theology Basel offers a comprehensive range of academic qualification, the doctorate. In addition to the professional qualification through a doctorate, which is individually accompanied, the faculty and the university offer a wide range of opportunities for academic training, from didactic qualification to individual career planning. The strong orientation of the faculty towards international and interdisciplinary research offers a very good environment for own research and exchange with other researchers and doctoral students. In particular, the cooperation with the Theological Faculties of the Universities of Bern and Zurich in the joint doctoral program promotes networking among the doctoral students.
Students of theology and other subjects who have completed their studies can be admitted to the doctoral program. Information on the requirements for admission can be found here.
Joint Doctoral Program of Theology
In the joint doctoral program of the faculties Basel, Bern, and Zurich different courses are offered which may used to gain the required amount of credit points (ECTS) during the doctoral studies. The courses aim to develop the interdisciplinary, methodical, and technical competences and expertise further. The faculty the doctoral student is registered at remains the responsible faculty.
More information is provided here.
Doctoral Students at the University of Basel
The Graduate Center at the University of Basel offers plenty of information on the doctoral studies.
Doctoral students in the School of Theology are now eligible to participate in Grace courses offered specifically for the humanities:
Please note different registration deadlines!
Upcoming: Joint Colloquium 2023
In the upcoming semester, a joint colloquium will take place. This new form of colloquium is a space for doctoral students (Theology, Religious Studies, Jewish Studies) to discuss their research projects and network across disciplines. Research projects in all stages can be presented. Languages: German and English.
Basel, Nov. 3rd 3pm - Nov 5th, 1.30 pm
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For any further question, please contact the instructors.
Deanery of Research
Phone: +41 61 207 27 94