PD Dr. theol. Claudia Hoffmann
Private lecturer
Claudia Hoffmann
Theologische Fakultät
Fachbereich Theologie

Private lecturer

Theologische Fakultät
Nadelberg 10
4051 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 63 71


Post-doc research project

Within the SNSF research project "Conviviality in Motion" I conduct a cross-sectional study on interreligious perspectives of conviviality in six so-called intercultural communities in Switzerland, Germany and Italy.

New publications

Hoffmann, Claudia: «Ich hebe meine Augen auf zu den Bergen – Woher kommt mir Hilfe?». Praktizierte Religion auf der Flucht, in: SZRKG/RSHRC/RSSRC 114 (2020), 359-372.


Hoffmann, Claudia: From Missionaries to Ecumenical Co-Workers: a Case Study from Mission 21 in Kalimantan, Indonesia, in: Heuser, Andreas; Köhrsen, Jens (eds.): Faith-Based Organizations in Development Discourses and Practices, London and New York 2020 (Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics), S. 30-56. 

  • Hermeneutics of the stranger, Encountering the stranger
  • History of Religion and Mission in Southeast Asia, with a focus on Indonesia: The encounter of the Basel Mission with the local indigenous religion, Hindu Kaharingan.
  • Religion and Migration: How is Christianity changing through migration? Interreligious perspectives of conviviality?

Since 2021 SNSF research project "Conviviality in Motion", Practical Theology at the Faculty of Theology of the university of Basel 

Spring term 2020 Research Workshop at the Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton, NJ.

2012-2020 Assistant for Extra-European Christianity at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Basel

2008-2011 Pastor in the Evangelical-reformed church Zürich-Albisrieden, 60%

2008 Ordination Reformed Church of Graubünden

2006-2007 Vicar in the Evangelical-reformed church of Erlenbach ZH, 100%

2003-2005 Religion teacher at the primary school Parpan GR

2002 -2003 six-month stay abroad in Central Kalimantan Indonesia

1998-2006 Study of theology in Zurich

1996-2008 Work as a ski instructor at the snow sports school Parpan GR

1996 Matura type B at the Gymnasium Oberwil BL

Born 1977 in Samedan GR, two daughters (born 2008 / 2017)

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Missionswissenschaft, member of the board (clerk)
  • Mission 21, member of the board