Faculteit der godgeleerdheid, Universiteit Leiden
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Faculty of Theology, University of Leiden
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2300 RA Leiden
Netherlands (Europe)
Telephone: +31 71 527 2570, 2571
Fax: +31 71 527 2571
Email: b.arnaud@let.leidenuniv.nl
Address-No.: 11355 / 6360

Information in the internet:

URL: http://www.leidenuniv.nl.gg
Languages of the website: Dutch and (partly) English

It is a state faculty of theology (non-denominational), associated with the traning schools for the ministry of two churches.

The faculty also offers training for researchers and pastoral counsellors.

Further information provided by the faculty:
The theology programme consists of the following elements: 3 years B.A. and 1 year M.A. of the state faculty, followed by a two year programme taught by the training school for the ministry of the Netherlands Protestant Church and the Remonstrant Seminary; all in all six years.

One of the special collections incorporated in the University Library is the Walloon Library or Bibliothèque Wallonne, documentation centre for the history of French-language Protestantism from the 16th to the 20th century.


Information of theological training facility

Type of school:
Founded in
Languages in use
Dutch, English
Full/part-time staff
Admission requirements
secondary school with final examination in at least two out of three modern languages (English, French, German), history, Dutch, Latin and Greek.
Degrees offered
B.A., M.A. in theology; research M.A. in religious studies; Ph.D. in theology, Ph.D. in religious studies; examination for the ministry
training for ministers possible
training for teachers possible
practical training possible

Library present
Library size: 3000000


Athanasian Creed, Apostles' Creed, Barmen Declaration (1934), Belgica Confession (1561), Canon of Dordt (1618/19), Confessio Augustana (1530), Heidelberg Catechism (1563), Leuenberg Concordia (1973), Nicene Creed - these are the confessions of the Netherlands Protestant Church, the training school of which is associated with the Leiden Faculty of Theology.
The Faculty itself has no doctrinal basis.

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last update: 20.12.2004
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