The doctoral study programme Theology prepares students for scientific research and counselling work in the fields of humanities and social sciences (spirituality, ethics, intercultural and interreligious relations, therapeutic counselling, etc.). The programme trains them for in-depth understanding of theoretical and methodological concepts in the field of theology; for independent development of new knowledge and for solving the most demanding professional and scientific problems in an interdisciplinary perspective; to develop critical reflection and ethical responsibility in research and in social, charitable and communication skills for conducting professional and research work; to critically monitor known factors and to find new solutions in science and practice;

Basic information:

Place of performance: Ljubljana
Credit points: 240
Duration: 4 years
Professional title: »doktor oz. doktorica znanosti - področje Teologija« (Doctor of Science in Theology)


Hermeneutic, scientific theoretical-methodological, social, practical, communication competencies.


The programme trains students for research, teaching and administrative positions in a variety of public and private settings.

Presentation of Study Programmes: Doctoral Programme THEOLOGY

Further informations on doctoral studies at UL TEOF are avalable at the office for doctoral studies.

Programme Administrator: Assist. Prof. Ivan Platovnjak, PhD.