The Faculty of Catholic Theology of the University of Vienna was founded on the 21st of February 1384 and is the oldest theological faculty in the German-speaking world.

Currently there are about 1.000 students from about 30 different countries studying at the Faculty of Catholic Theology.

Students can choose between 12 different degree programmes (Bachelor-, Master-, Diploma-, Doctoral- and PhD-programmes).

About 70 scientists research and teach at the faculty. The faculty is organised in seven departments, 15 subjects and two departmental research foci.

The Faculty of Catholic Theology participates in one interdisciplinary research platform and three research centres established at the University of Vienna. The research centre "Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society" is located at the Faculty of Catholic Theology of the University of Vienna.

The Library of Theology currently offers approximately 350,000 volumes, making it one of the largest  theological libraries in Central Europe.

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 Folder about the Faculty of Catholic Theology (in German)