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University of Ljubljana Joins RESILIENCE as an Observer

16 March 2023

On Tuesday 14 March, in a festive and official meeting, a contract was signed between the University of Ljubljana and RESILIENCE, giving the university the observer status in RESILIENCE. This makes the University of Ljubljana the first institution to receive this status within the infrastructure for Religious Studies in which TUA also participates.

New elective module 'Theology and music' for Master's in Living Reformed Theology

22 February 2023

The study programme of the Part-time Master of Living Reformed Theology will be expanded with an additional elective module 'Theology and Music'.

Appointment Dr P. (Pieter) Veerman as researcher and lecturer in Practical Theology

22 February 2023

Dr P. (Pieter) Veerman has been appointed at TUA as researcher (0.4 fte) and lecturer in Practical Theology (0.1 fte) with effect from 1 September 2023.

Dr C.C. den Hertog appointed as a lecturer/researcher in Public Theology at the TUA

16 February 2023

From 1 April 2023, Dr C.C. den Hertog will be appointed at the Theological University Apeldoorn (TUA) as lecturer/researcher of systematic theology/ethics of social and cultural affairs.

Volume 2.1 of the edition of the Acts of the Synod of Dordt has been published

18 January 2023

After many years of hard work by an international team of experts, volume 2.1 of the edition of the Acts of the Synod of Dordt has been published. This volume encountered the hardships of corona with libraries and archives being closed, and above all the passing away of one of the key scholars for this volume, Dr. Joke Roelevink. In spite of all this a team of editors has managed to complete this massive and important volume and it is with pride that the book was presented in Apeldoorn recently. It is expected that the next volumes can appear at regular pace over the next years.

Prof. Dr. M.J. Kater is the new rector of the TUA

16 January 2023

On Monday 9 January, Prof H.J. Selderhuis handed over the rectorship to Prof M.J. Kater. This was done symbolically by handing over the chain of office.

A Closer Look at RESILIENCE’s Work in the Preparatory Phase

10 November 2022

RESILIENCE, the Research Infrastructure (RI) of which TUA is a part, started its Preparatory Phase (2022-2026) in June this year. The preparatory phase will be a decisive phase, in which it must become clear whether the legal form of an ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium) can actually be launched in 2026, and which countries and institutions will be its members and partners.

Blog: PhD supervision on Location: TUA visiting hospitable India and Nepal

2 November 2022

Professor of Christian Education Prof. A. de Muynck has returned from his study tour to India and Nepal. Besides visiting diverse projects and institutes, he was also a keynote speaker at a conference and had the opportunity to have supervisory meetings with PhD students in their own contexts. This blog is about the latter.

TUA signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Fscire (Bologna)

17 October 2022

On 14 October 2022 in Bologna, Italy, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Fondazione per le scienze religiose (Fscire) and the Theological University Apeldoorn (TUA). On behalf of the TUA, this so-called Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the rector Prof. Dr. H.J. Selderhuis. On behalf of Fscire, Dr. Francesca Cadeddu, director of research, signed the agreement.

Elsevier gives TUA a golden award

3 October 2022

TUA's bachelor is doing well in the rankings. Elsevier published Best Studies of 2022 at the end of last week. In it, Elsevier assesses all bachelors and masters programmes of Dutch colleges and universities. At the very top in the Theology category is the TUA bachelor, which was therefore given a golden award.