The Theological University of Apeldoorn is committed to high-quality academic research and outstanding education in the Reformed tradition. For over a century, the university has contributed to the formation of theologians with an emphasis on careful exegesis of Biblical texts, thorough knowledge of the history of Reformed traditions and relevant constructive and practical theological pathways for today. The university aims at building a strong academic community for the future of the Reformed tradition.
The Graduate Program of the Theological University of Apeldoorn is a focused three-year part-time PhD training, small-scaled and high-level. It is designed as a compact on-site training of eight to ten consecutive days per year, combined with supervision on a regular basis, either in person or through digital means. The Graduate Program is a cooperation of the TUA with Driestar Christian University.
Thus, the Graduate Program is not only accessible and apt for residential students, but also for international students and for those who pursue a PhD next to their day jobs.
The setup of the yearly coursework within the Graduate Program is as follows:
Meanwhile, supervision takes place through regular interaction between supervisor and the PhD student.
To enroll in the Graduate Program, prospective students must:
PhD students will be supervised by committed and inspiring professors in the fields of:
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Please note that the deadline for applications is June 1st. For further inquiries, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The costs for the promotion process are as follows: