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A.J. Dorst appointed as the new President of the Executive Board

31 May 2022

It is with great pleasure that the Supervisory Board of the Theological University of Apeldoorn announces the appointment of A.J. (Arjan) Dorst MSc. as the new President of the Executive Board. His appointment will take effect on the 1st of August of this year.

RESILIENCE’s Transnational Access Program Now Available to the Religious Studies Community

19 May 2022

RESILIENCE, the European Research Infrastructure for Religious Studies, is proud to offer its first service to the Religious Studies community: the Transnational Access (TNA) Program. Users of this program will gain direct, fast, and effective access to the collections of seven leading research institutions and universities in Europe, guided by experts in the field.

Emeritus status and appointments

20 April 2022

On 19 April 2022 the General Synod of the Christian Reformed Churches granted Professor Dr. H.G.L. Peels emeritus status 'in the most honourable manner'. During the Synod he was addressed by the president of both the synod and the curatorium, Rev. J.G. Schenau, and by the rector of the TUA, Prof. Dr. H.J. Selderhuis. The emeritus status will officially become effective on 1 February 2023. His final lecture is scheduled for the afternoon of Friday, 27 January. Prof. Peels has been associated with the TUA since 1987: first as associate professor of Old Testament studies, and from 1992 as full professor of Old Testament.

TUA receives ancient Torah scroll

13 April 2022

A special moment during the staff meeting at the TUA on Tuesday 5 April: with great care a large, round package was opened, which revealed an ancient Torah scroll. This scroll was donated to the university by the American ‘God's Ancient Library’.

RESILIENCE appoints Three Executive Directors

15 February 2022

"A next step in this major European project in which TUA plays an important role," said TUA rector Prof. Dr. H.J. Selderhuis.

TUA bachelor's programme tops the rankings for the 10th time

11 November 2021

According to the Keuzegids, theology at TUA is one of the best bachelor programmes in the country.