IHL and the Liebenzell Mission
One of the core areas of work of the Liebenzell Mission, one of Europe’s biggest Evangelical mission organizations, has always been education. For over one century, the Theological Seminary of the Liebenzell Mission trained missionaries and pastors for regions all over the world. In 2011, this seminary turned into the Internationale Hochschule Liebenzell, university of applied sciences, which has been accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities, and recognized by the State of Baden-Württemberg. The Liebenzell Mission still serves as IHL's trustee agency to this day.
IHL offers three undergraduate and two graduate programs:
- B.A. Evangelical Theology (4 years)
- B.A. Theology/Education in an intercultural context (4 years)
- B.A. Theology/Social Works in an intercultural context (4 years)
- M.A. Evangelical Theology (2 years) (in co-operation with the Evangelische Hochschule TABOR, university of applied sciences, in Marburg, Germany)
- M.A. Integrative Counseling (full-time: 3 semesters; professional: 5 semesters)
Student services section
The Liebenzell Mission offers state of the art facilities for an ideal learning environment, and student housing for most of the student population. This makes the IHL campus to one of the few residential campuses in all of Germany.
In addition, the Liebenzell Mission installed the student services section with the foundation of IHL in 2011. The student services team guides students through their life in student housing, in their personality development, and through internship and practical experiences under Biblical values.
At IHL, students „study with a worldwide horizon.“ During their time at IHL, every student has the possibility of joining a study abroad program. In this regard, IHL has five partner universities:
- Concordia University of Edmonton in Edmonton, Canada
- Tyndale University College & Seminary in Toronto, Canada
- LCC International University in Klaipėda, Lithuania
- Evangelische Hochschule TABOR in Marburg, Germany
- International YMCA University of Applied Sciences in Kassel, Germany
Furthermore, various classes at IHL are offered in English language, and full programs in English language are planned such as the graduate summer program “Study Theology in Germany” starting in summer, 2016. Additionally, most of the social works students join internships in foreign countries for their practical semester.
Tuition and fees
Undergraduate – Full degree*:
- Full degree**: € 4,500.00/semester
- Administrative fee: € 110.00/semester
Undergraduate – Exchange semester*:
- Exchange semester: € 3,750.00/semester
- Administrative fee: € 220.00/semester
- Room and board (5 lunches from Monday until Friday): € 1,600.00/semester
Graduate – Full degree*:
- Class cost: € 100.00/ECTS
- Admininstrative fee: € 220.00/semester
Graduate – Single classes*:
- Class cost: € 100.00/ECTS
- Admininstrative fee: € 120.00/class
*Tuition and fees are subject to change.
**Students who are enrolled in a full undergraduate degree program are eligible to apply for the Liebenzell Mission Scholarship. The full undergraduate degree cost includes room and board.