Teaching is organized in four day study sessions (Wednesday through Saturday) once a month, with an emphasis on individual work. The Seminary offers full-time studies, part-time studies,external studies. 

  • Full-time studies where the student fulfills a minimum of 75 % of the annual study load (45 ECTS / year).
  • Part-time studies where the student fulfills 50 to 74 % of the annual study load (30-44 ECTS / year).
  • External studies are open to those who would like to a have theological education but are not able to undertake full or part time studies. External students are admitted on the same basis as other students, but they do not have student status. External students can fulfill the curriculum at their own pace, sit exams and defend the final paper. They study together with other students and receive credit on the same terms as other students

Nominal time of studies is 3 years.  In order to graduate, a student is obligated to complete the curriculum subjects to a value of 180 ECTS.

It is also possible to complete a one-year Certificate in Basic Christian Studies. This option is not available to Non-EU/EEA applicants, who need a visa for studying in Estonia. Non-EU/EEA applicants must apply for Applied Higher Education Bachelor's degree program.