Application requirements

Sankt Ignatios College, Sankt Ignatios Folkhögskola:

Requirements for:

All Special Courses and the Tewahedo Vocational Programs
In addition to the requirements stated in the course description, all students need to be at least 18 year old, be officially registered in Sweden and have a sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction.

Sankt Ignatios College, Stockholm School of Theology (University College Stockholm)

Requirements for:

Pastoral – Pedagogical Program
Bachelor’s Program in Eastern Christian Studies
Icons: Art and Theology
Introduction to Eastern Orthodox Theology
Introduction to Oriental Orthodox Theology
The applicant must have completed their upper secondary (high school) education. For more information please visit: www.universityadmissions.se/en/all-you-need-to-know1/applying-for-studies/entry-requirements/bachelors-level-requirements/

Applicants must also be able to demonstrate a good proficiency in English. The entry requirement for studies at the bachelor’s level in Sweden is equivalent to the English 6 course at Swedish upper secondary school. For more information, please visit: www.universityadmissions.se/en/all-you-need-to-know1/applying-for-studies/english-requirements/

Requirements for:

Pre-Master’s Program in Eastern Christian Studies

Those who wish to study the pre-master’s degree should have a bachelor’s degree in a humanities, or alternatively in a social science where at least 2/3 of the degree is made up of humanities’ subjects. If the proportion of humanities subjects is less than this but above 50%, admission will depend on an individual decision.

Requirements for:

Religious Educator Program
Master’s Program in Eastern Christian Studies

To be eligible to be admitted to the program, an applicant must either have a bachelor’s degree in theology/religious studies, comprising 180 ECTS credits or a degree in another subject as part of which they have taken religious studies or theological courses worth at least 60 credits, including a thesis of at least 15 credits. At least 15 credits should be in Eastern Christian studies or an equivalent subject area within religious studies studied at an advanced level. Students with other relevant subjects or an equivalent foreign degree may be admitted on the basis of individual assessment and examination.

Students may also be admitted to later parts of the program (61-120 ECTS credits) on the basis of a special application, provided that the relevant prerequisites are met.

Students from outside Sweden, or students who cannot verify proficiency in English, are required to take an internationally recognized test, e. g. TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent.

Requirements for:

Master’s Program in International Relations and Ecumenism
Master’s Program in Religion, Politics, and Democracy

To be eligible to be admitted to the program, an applicant must either have a bachelor’s degree in theology/religious studies, comprising 180 ECTS credits or a degree in another subject as part of which they have taken religious studies or theological courses worth at least 60 credits, including a thesis of at least 15 credits. Students with other relevant subjects or an equivalent foreign degree may be admitted on the basis of individual assessment and examination.

Students may also be admitted to later parts of the program (61-120 ECTS credits) on the basis of a special application, provided that the relevant prerequisites are met.

Students from outside Sweden, or students who cannot verify proficiency in English, are required to take an internationally recognized test, e. g. TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent.

Requirements for:

Doctoral Program in Eastern Christian Studies

Requirements for the ThD are revised annually and will be published on our website when new places become available.