The Giessen School of Theology, the largest evangelical seminary in Germany, is a non-denominational institution with strong ties to the German Evangelical Alliance. It was founded by North American missionaries with a clear vision: to provide an evangelical alternative to the liberal theological education that has held reign in Germany for over 150 years. Since 1974 the Giessen School of the Theology has been training and equipping men and women for ministry as pastors, missionaries, and evangelists around the world.
Germany is the land of the Reformation. It was here that the Protestant faith took on its definitive form and transformed an entire continent. And from that day until now, German theology has had a profound impact on Christian communities all over the world.
The Giessen School of Theology is an approved program for students majoring or minoring in Biblical Studies or Theology. Eligible students must:
You will study with some of Germany's best known evangelical professors. All courses will be conducted in university-level English.
The cost is generally equal to a 16-credit semester at Gordon and includes:
Not included in regular tuition costs are such items as:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINES
All Gordon students applying to the Giessen School of Theology must first submit an online seat application and schedule an interview with a staff member in the Global Education Office.
Seat applications and interviews for fall semester programs must be submitted online by March 1.
After you've been approved by the Global Education Office proceed with the program application. Fall applications are due March 31.
This application requests information that will be used to evaluate your eligibility for an off-campus program. The College reserves the right to grant seats to applicants based on proven academic performance, moral maturity and personal motivation.
Please fill out the application form below with your information. Your responses to these questions will be used in evaluating your applications for a seat in an off-campus program. We encourage you to take your time and write considered responses to the personal statement questions.