Program Christianity and Society

Curriculum Master's program in Christianity and Society

The three main sections of the 60 ECTS curriculum comprise:

Fundamentals (18 ECTS)

In Dialogue with (18 ECTS)

You have the option of swapping one 'In Dialogue' course in the prescribed curriculum for an MA elective of your choice.

Research Methods and Master's Thesis (24 ECTS)


Extended Master's Program

After the one-year program in Christianity and Society, there is the opportunity to extend your master's degree by half a year, to fulfill an internship at a relevant institution or organization. You then choose for the 'Extended Master’s Program'. During your internship you will be well supported by Tilburg University, with supervision and return meetings. This Extended Master offers you the opportunity to gain relevant work experience and to build a network of contacts for the rest of your career.

Study load

  • Full-time program: average 40 hours per week during 12 months (60 ECTS in one year). Or the Extended Master's Program of 18 months. 
  • Part-time program: average 20 hours per week during 24 months (30 ECTS per year).

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Taught by highly qualified lecturers from different Schools

The Master's program in Christianity and Society is taught by highly qualified lecturers from different Schools, including theologians, sociologists, economists, and philosophers:

Barter, P.L.
Name dr. P.L. Barter
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Biblical Sciences and Church History
Position Assistant Professor
Room D 136
Phone +31 13 466 3341
E-mail p.l.barter@tilburguniversity.edu
Goyvaerts, S.H.
Name S.H. (Sam) Goyvaerts
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Philosophy
Position Assistant Professor
Room D 143
Phone +31 13 466 8456
E-mail s.h.goyvaerts@tilburguniversity.edu
Graafland, J.J.
Name prof. dr. J.J. Graafland
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Position Full Professor
Room P 1.205
Phone +31 13 466 2707
E-mail j.j.graafland@tilburguniversity.edu
Groot, C.N. de
Name dr. C.N. de Groot
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Practical Theology and Religious Studies
Position Assistant Professor
Room D 140
Phone +31 13 466 2453
E-mail c.n.degroot@tilburguniversity.edu
Jonkers, P.H.A.I.
Name prof. dr. P.H.A.I. Jonkers
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Philosophy
Position Hoogleraar
Room NE 103
Phone +31 13 466 3844
E-mail p.h.a.i.jonkers@tilburguniversity.edu
Munnik, R.P.H.
Name prof.dr.ing R.P.H. (Rene) Munnik
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Philosophy
Position Assistant Professor
Room D 136
Phone +31 13 466 3557
E-mail r.p.h.munnik@tilburguniversity.edu
Poorthuis, M.J.H.M.
Name prof. dr. M.J.H.M. (Marcel) Poorthuis
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Biblical Sciences and Church History
Position Full Professor
Room NV 205
Phone +31 13 466 3815
E-mail m.j.h.m.poorthuis@tilburguniversity.edu
Sarot, M.
Name prof. dr. M. Sarot
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Philosophy
Position Professor
Room NE 105
Phone +31 13 466 3839
E-mail m.sarot@tilburguniversity.edu
Schelkens, K.
Name dr. K. (Karim) Schelkens
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Cardinal Willebrands Research Center
Position Associate Professor
Room D 143
Phone +31 13 466 8993
E-mail k.schelkens@tilburguniversity.edu
Schyff, G. van der
Name dr. G. van der Schyff
Tilburg Law School
Department for Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History
Position Associate Professor
Room M 427
Phone +31 13 466 8028
E-mail g.vdrschyff@tilburguniversity.edu
Wit, T.W.A. de
Name prof. dr. T.W.A. de Wit
Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Philosophy
Position Full Professor
Room NV 205
Phone +31 13 466 3808
E-mail t.w.a.dewit@tilburguniversity.edu

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