FH Intercultural Theology Hermannsburg
Welcome on the web pages of the University of Applied Sciences for Intercultural Theology Hermannsburg (FIT)! Make yourself familiar with our school, our programmes, our academic life, our campus, our staff and our students. Find out about the many things that make it worthwhile to study here, get a taste of the very special atmosphere of this diverse community of learning, teaching, and shared spiritual life, located in the beautiful Lüneburger Heide region between Hanover and Hamburg in Northern Germany.
Warm Welcome to our New Students from all over the World!
On October 10th, 2016 Prof. Dr. Dr. Frieder Ludwig (Principal of FIT) and his colleagues as well as all members of FIT staff welcomed the new students from 19 countries.
Before lectures start the students get the opportunity to learn all worth knowing facts about FIT and the study programmes and to get to know to their fellow students from all over the world.
Solemn Graduation of BA Programmes ITMG and MID
On September 10th, 2016 the first Graduates of the BA Programmes "Intercultural Theology, Migration and Congregational Leadership" as well as "Mission Studies and International Diaconia" received their Bachelor Degrees in a solemn ceremony. 16 students have successfully completed their studies this past semester at FIT. Our sincere congratulations and best wishes for the future to all Graduates!
Farewell to MA 6 ICT
On June 15th, 2016 members of University Staff from Göttingen and Hermannsburg, representatives of Student Council Evangelical Theology Göttingen as well as many guests from near and far came together to say Farewell to the 6th Group of the MA Programme Intercultural Theology.
Conference "Churches of Reformation in Social and Political Responsibility for the One World" was successful
In October 2017 the world celebrates the 500th Jubilee of the Reformation. On this Reformation Anniversary the University of Applied Sciences for Intercultural Theology Hermannsburg (FIT) hosted an international and interdisciplinary conference on the subject "The Churches of Reformation in their Social and Political Responsibility for the One World".
More than 50 experts from 5 continents came to Hermannsburg in June 2016 to reflect upon the role of the churches in social development processes in the international debate and to discuss the "world-wide impact of the reformation movement", which started in the 16th century in Europe. A particular focus of the conference were case studies to 10 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Northern America and Europe.
The conference was set by a public panel discussion on "Reformation and Responsibilty for the World". Paticipants of this panel discussion were Landesbischof Ralf Meister (Ev.-luth. Landeskirche Hannovers), Prof. Dr. Claudia Warning (EWDE), Prof. Dr. Elisio Macamo (University Basel), Prof. Dr. Amélé Adamavi-Aho Ekué (Ecumenical Institute Bossey) und Dr. Cornelia Johnsdorf. The discussion was led by Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Richebächer (FIT).
The conference was sponsored by the "Federal Government Commissioner for Cultur and the Media", the Hanns-Lilje-Foundation (Hanover) and the Churches of Hanover, Brunswick and Schaumburg -Lippe.
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