Interreligious competence


Line: Prof. Dr. Elmar Kuhn, M.Theol., Email:


The course is held at the and is completely online.

Language: English, German


The objective of the certificate program is to promote the peace of religions through the training of students, which are able to report unprejudiced the self-understandings of the religions and who are familiar with the history of conflicts.

By this concrete circles of influence can identified and faced.

The certificate contains of

  1. practical aspects of dialogue between religions (best practice examples) and
  2. concrete problems of hate speech and terrorism in religious contexts, positive and negative elements in religious groups, theological concepts of dialogue and peace.

A seminar paper should be delivered at the end of the course with about 5 pages.

Degree: Certificate of Interreligious competence (Issued by the Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi Christian University according to US-Law. Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi Christian University, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation registered in the State of Florida and has permission to award its religious degrees under the terms of Florida Statute 1005.06 (1)(f). The University is entered on the list of religious institutions maintained by the Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education.)