Study – online or on campus

We offer our Master’s degree program in practical theology in an intercultural context with three different profiles. Within these specializations, there are many options to choose from, as the course is designed to help you develop your horizon of experience in your context – in Germany and worldwide, in your career and in voluntary work. Programs are available for postgraduates or for those making a career change with no previous theological training.

Study content and practical projects tailored to your ministry context

Study online or on campus, part-time or full-time at your preferred pace

Accredited in the USA and Germany

Master of Arts in

Intercultural Leadership (ICL)

For you, if you have or will have responsibility in churches or Christian organizations.

  • Develop your gifts as a leader in an intercultural context.

  • Work on your questions about strategy, organization, leadership, team management and partnerships.

  • Reflect on your leadership philosophy and approaches based on the biblical testimony and Christian values.

  • Become a leader that others follow and trust.

  • Fully available at CIU Korntal.

  •    English
  •    Online


22.04.24 — 12.07.24

Praxis Related Research - ONLINE

Joachim Pomrehn, Thomas Kröck

22.04.24 — 12.07.24

Mission & Methods of Theology - ONLINE

Heike Patulla, Magnus Großmann

08.06.24 — 13.07.24

Christlike Leadership Across Cultures - ONLINE

Petros G. Malakyan

30.09.24 — 06.12.24

Engaging the Secular Mind - ONLINE

Raphaël Anzenberger

04.11.24 — 08.11.24

Christlike Leadership Across Cultures

Petros G. Malakyan

20.01.25 — 28.03.25

Mission & Methods of Theology - ONLINE

Heike Patulla, Magnus Großmann

05.05.25 — 25.07.25

Transformational Leadership

Michael W. Langston

02.06.25 — 06.06.25

Biblical Theology of Missions

Edward Smither

Master of Arts in

Culture and Theology (CTH)

For you if you work or would like to work theologically in a church, Bible school or mission context.

  • Learn how to work effectively and theologically in your specific context.

  • Reflect on your own theology in conversation with other perspectives and cultures.

  • Develop biblical principles across a range of contexts and consider ethical issues.

  • Expand your toolbox of methods so that you can pass on God’s word in an understandable way across cultural boundaries.

  • Offered in cooperation with CIU (Columbia, USA). Some courses only available at CIU.

Master of Arts in

Intercultural Studies (ICS)

For you, if you want to work across cultures and be a Christian witness.

  • Expand your ability to meet people with a different worldview and become articulate in relation to the Word of God.

  • Reflect on your experiences in exchange with other students, missiological literature and the Bible.

  • Find new strategies and the right tools for your upcoming projects and tasks in intercultural service.

  • Offered in cooperation with CIU (Columbia, USA). Some courses only available at CIU.

General Information for your studies

Carolin Lepter

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Magnus Großmann

Bildungscoach und Studienberater

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