Faculty of Theology

The Faculty of Theology also houses seminaries of other denominations and provides a stimulating setting to educate Orthodox clergy.

The faculty of Theology of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has been ranked 7th best in the world within the subject of Theology, Divinity and Religious by the QS World University Rankings. The position of the faculty is one place below Yale University and the first place was awarded to Harvard University.


The ranking is based on several elements, including academic reputation, employee reputation and citations. With four QS Stars, the VU is part of the top 200 universities in the world, although the current position is slightly lower than last year. Dean Ruard Ganzevoort welcomes this position of the faculty of Theology:  “It’s good to see that our broad religious diversity contributes to our international academic reputation.”

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