Freie Theologische Hochschule Giessen

Freie Theologische Hochschule Giessen Ranking

country rank: 322
world rank: 7549

University Overview

The Freie Theologische Hochschule Giessen (Giessen School of Theology) was founded in 1974 and is a non-profit private higher-education school situated in the urban environment of Giessen, Hesse (population range of 50,000-249,999). Freie Theologische Hochschule Giessen (FTH) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational German higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. It is officially recognized by the Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Hessen Ministry of Higher Education, Research, and the Arts). In a variety of fields of study, the Freie Theologische Hochschule Giessen (FTH) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 46-year-old German university maintains a rigorous admissions process based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. With an admittance rate of 80-90 percent, this German higher education school is one of the least selective in the country. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. FTH also offers students with a library, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Freie Theologische Hochschule Giessen Ranking

University Identity

Name Freie Theologische Hochschule Giessen
Acronym FTH
Founded 1974
Motto Bibeltreu - wissenschaftlich - praxisnah

University Location

Address Rathenaustrasse 5-7 Giessen 35394 Hesse Germany
Tel +49 (641) 979 700
Fax +49 (641) 9797039

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) Not reported
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Rathenaustrasse 5-7 Giessen 35394 (641) 979700

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment under-250
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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