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The Future of Pentecostalism Conference 2018

11-09-17

09-10 February, 2018 / Register now

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam develops McClendon Chair

09-04-17

The Dutch Baptist Seminary, the Faculty of Theology of Vrije universiteit, and six other partners signed a partnership agreement to establish the James Wm. McClendon Chair for Baptistic and Evangelical Theologies at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The McClendon chair expands the chair of Baptist Studies held by Prof. dr. Henk Bakker.

Karen Armstrong awarded honorary doctorate at VU Amsterdam

07-04-17

If there is one concept that defines the work of British author and religious scientist Karen Armstrong, it is compassion. She highlights this common core in a wide variety of religious traditions and has made an important contribution to the ongoing debate about the position different religions hold in society.

Forthcoming 12th Biannual International IRTI Conference Public Theology in Plural Contexts Hosted at the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Hong Kong June, 15 till 18, 2017

06-15-17

How to deal constructively with religious, economic, social, cultural and ethnic plurality in different contexts from the perspective of the Reformed tradition as a source of public theology?

The VU Fellowship in Ethics of the Anthropocene: Religion, Ethics, and Environmental Change

06-08-17

In 2018 a senior scholar will be selected for the Fellowship in Ethics of the Anthropocene. Applications should be submitted by July 15th 2017.

Leo Polak Thesis Prize 2017

05-11-17

Every year, the Foundation Leo Polak presents two prizes available for a master thesis on a topic in the field of personal meanings of life and/or humanization of society. A first prize of € 1.250,- and a second prize of € 500,-. The prizes will be awarded by an independent jury.

Leo Polak Thesis Prize 2017

05-11-17

Every year, the Foundation Leo Polak presents two prizes available for a master thesis on a topic in the field of personal meanings of life and/or humanization of society. A first prize of € 1.250,- and a second prize of € 500,-. The prizes will be awarded by an independent jury.

Leo Polak Thesis Prize 2017

05-11-17

Every year, the Foundation Leo Polak presents two prizes available for a master thesis on a topic in the field of personal meanings of life and/or humanization of society. A first prize of € 1.250,- and a second prize of € 500,-. The prizes will be awarded by an independent jury.

Leo Polak Thesis Prize 2017

05-11-17

Every year, the Foundation Leo Polak presents two prizes available for a master thesis on a topic in the field of personal meanings of life and/or humanization of society. A first prize of € 1.250,- and a second prize of € 500,-. The prizes will be awarded by an independent jury.

Workshops on how to write your Master’s Thesis

03-23-17

Want to write an award winning Master’s Thesis? Yussef al Tamimi (final mark 10) and Annie Wong (VU Master’s Thesis award 2015) share their insights on 4 and 5 April.

Monday, May 15, 2017 is the deadline of the second master grant

03-14-17

Are you a second Master's student and do you want to apply for the one-year Master of Theology & Religious Studies (60 EC) or the three-year Master of Theology & Religious Studies (180 ECTS) at the Faculty of Theology, then you have to pay the institution tuition fee of € 13.500,-.

Scholarship second Master's students

03-14-17

Are you a second Master's student and do you want to apply for the one-year Master of Theology & Religious Studies (60 EC) or the three-year Master of Theology & Religious Studies (180 ECTS) at the Faculty of Theology, then you have to pay the institution tuition fee of € 13.500,-.

Theological faculty in top ten of the QS World University Rankings

03-09-17

The faculty of Theology has been ranked 7th best in the world

Is there hope for the new generation?

03-07-17

Come to the Rijksmuseum on 5 April and discover how South Africa and the Netherlands can give your future hope!

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam starts Queen’s Chair in Feminist Practical Theology

02-16-17