MTh in International Relations and Ecumenism

The new MTh program in International Relations and Ecumenism, offered by the Stockholm School of Theology, aims at educating future professionals and scholars in the fields of international and inter-Church relations. 

Relations between various Christian communities constantly evolve. Old models of cooperation and conflict between Churches decline, and new ones emerge instead. These processes depend on both theological and socio-political factors. This MTh program develops the skills of analyzing and improving the models of relations between Christian communities, and of the Churches’ external relations, with society and other religions.

After graduation, the student will be qualified to deal with an array of issues related to international relations and ecumenism, including Church diplomacy, religious politics and security. Those who successfully complete the course will be qualified to work in the fields of ecumenical relations and foreign affairs for non-governmental Christian organizations and other international organizations. The program also provides the grounding for research at a more advanced level.

You can find out more about the program here

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Quick Facts

Length: 2 years, 120 ECTS credits

Study Pace: Full-time

Teaching Hours: Daytime
Type of Instruction: On-campus or Distance learning
Language of Instruction: English
Location: Campus Bromma

Level: University

Organizer: Stockholm School of Theology (University College Stockholm)
Requirements:

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.

Tuition fee: Students at Stockholm School of Theology are not required to pay tuition fees if they are citizens of Sweden, of another EU country or if they have been granted permission to live in Sweden. The information about tuition fee for other international students is available on https://ehs.se/tuition-fees

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