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Giessen School of Theology (Freie Theologische Hochschule) is a state-accredited evangelical seminary that offers a three-year B.A., a two-year M.A. in theology and a PhD in cooperation with the ETF Leuven and the TU Kampen.

Facts & Information

Giessen School of Theology (FTH) is one of the largest theological seminaries in Germany. Currently, about 200 male and female students are taught by sixteen full-time faculty members and various excellent guest teachers. More than 1000 alumni are serving as pastors, teachers, or missionaries around the world, in over 45 countries. Giessen School of Theology is an exciting place for people who love the Lord and his word. We prepare young people for nothing less than God’s ministry – in church and far beyond.

Our academic program is thoroughly Bible-centered. Exegetical studies are based on the Hebrew and Greek texts. This commitment to the Holy Scriptures informs all other disciplines, whether Practical Theology, which offers a variety of courses in expository preaching, biblical counseling, and Christian education, or systematic theology, Ethics, Church history, evangelism and missions.

Tuition fees at the seminary are currently only € 250 per month.

Please note, however, that the language of instruction at the FTH is German.

If you are interested in any of our programs, please write us in English or German.
We would be glad to hear from you!


Would you like to support us?

For transfers via ACH (no wires, please) use the following information:

Friends of the Giessen School of Theology
Bank of America
Account Number: 8981 2619 1380
Routing Number: 063100277

c/o Suzan Hicks, Treasurer
300 Yorkshire Circle
Nashville, TN 37211

Or send a check to:

Friends of the Giessen School of Theology
c/o Suzan Hicks, Treasurer
300 Yorkshire Circle
Nashville, TN 37211

Thanks so much for your financial support!

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„Focus Germany“, our english newsletter, is published twice a year. In it you will find current information about the Giessen School of Theology and life on campus.

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    Newsletter Spring 2024

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    We see beyond

    There is so much more to the Giessen School of Theology than meets the eye. Take a look at what we see here.

    A First Look: Giessen School of Theology

    The Giessen School of Theology is an extra­ordinary place to study the word of God. Hear for yourself what the students think about this facility.

    Prof. Dr. Joel White – Why I love teaching at the GSOT

    Statement by Joel White about his work as Professor of New Testament & Director of International Partnerships at Giessen School of Theology.