Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
TST's motto is "Thinking Faith". Faith and religion are no longer as widespread in our society as they were, but remain relevant social factors. On an individual level, spirituality and faith are still vitally important to many, and faith and religion continue inspire and comfort people.
The study of theology is broad and profound and includes both personal and academic formation.
10:00 - 12:00
Online Study Information Day Theology study programs
Come and find out what it is like to study Theology in Utrecht,
meet a teacher and student, follow a trial lecture and ask all your questions!
Please note: this event is in Dutch.
11:00 - 12:30
Lecture by Myriam Wijlens: Reflections on the Continental Stage of the Synod on Synodality
Reflections on the Continental Stage of the Synod on Synodality
“Enlarge the Space of your Tent” (Is. 54:2)
14:00 - 15:30
PhD Defense R.J. van Wingerden MA
Martyrdom and Metaphor. Cross-bearing Interpretations in Early Christianity
Farewell address Henk Schoot: The Meaning of Baptism for Church and Culture21st February 2023
There is no part of the Christian faith or it can be associated with baptism. Baptism is a sacrament, confers grace and bestows new life. It goes back to the baptism of Jesus, which has been depicted many times on religious works of art and icons with beautiful symbolism. These are some of the reasons why baptism is so fascinating, argues outgoing professor of theology Henk Schoot in his speech on March 3.
New book on Franciscan ethics: radical, appealing and applicable14th February 2023
The Franciscan Institute has published the volume "Morality as Goodness-in-Relationship," which expands on the Franciscan principles of goodness, conversion, relationality and exemplarity. The book comes ten years after the publication of the seminal work on Franciscan ethics, "The Franciscan Moral Vision." The new volume was edited by Dr. Krijn Pansters of the Franciscan Study Center at Tilburg University and Fr. David Couturier, O.F.M. Cap., director of the Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University.
Prof. Karim Schelkens new Dean of Tilburg School of Catholic Theology19th December 2022
The Tilburg University Executive Board has appointed Prof. Karim Schelkens as Dean of the Tilburg School of Catholic Theology (TST). The appointment has been approved by Magnus Cancellarius Mgr Eijk. Karim will start work on February 1, 2023, succeeding interim Dean Prof. Henk Witte.
What does studying Theology entail?
What subjects will you study are covered, for example, and what can you do with a Theology degree?
Take a look at the website, and if you want a more personalized answer, visit an Open Day or a Study Information Day. You can also attend lectures and discover the campus in Utrecht or Tilburg.
Visit our Bachelor's or Master's site for the dates or contact our education coordinator Mariëlle Snijder.