Through this particular area, the Southeast Asia Bible Seminary seeks to prepare students in developing their competence in order to be able:

  • To conduct an independent academic research and yield studies that would contribute to the development of theological disciplines and Christian ministries (specifically within the context of theological education and ecclesiastical institution)
  • To implement various knowledge acquired through concrete and effective concepts within different ministerial contexts, be it a theological education or ecclesiastical institution(s), as well as other broader context of Christian service.
  • To lead and serve effectively in responding to the critical challenges of this age through biblical-theological, and contextual understanding.

Program Distinctives

  • Academic
    As a graduate level studies and the highest level of available academic program being offered at Southeast Asia Bible Seminary (45 credits including final project/thesis)
  • Research
    Specifically designed to develop academic research in biblical and theological studies
  • Relevant
    Two areas of concentrations relevant for the ministry of the church and theological education; (1) Biblical Studies in Old Testament and/or New Testament; (2) Christian Theology
  • Wholistic
    Not only designed to develop cognitive and research aspects but also geared toward discernment in self-understanding and spiritual life through specific mentoring programs.

Program Content

13 units (5 required units, 5 area units, and 3 specific units) in addition to thesis project, with a total of 45 units. The normal duration of study is 4 semesters (2 years)


Program Structure

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Coursework methods

Regular (Reg)  Lecture and classes during regular semester time

Intensive (Int) Lecture and classes in a modular/intensive course for 5-8 days during regular semester time or semester break(s)

Independent studies (Ind) Directed, independent studies during regular semester time


Aaron Chan Heng-Yeong, Ph.D. studies
Wim Chandra, Th.M., Ph.D. studies
Andreas Hauw, Th.D. (cand.)
Richard Konieczny, Th.M., Ph.D. studies
Kornelius Kuswanto, Th.D.
Daniel L. Lukito, Th.D.
Martus Maleakhi, Ph.D.
Ferry Mamahit, Ph.D.
Hendra Gustiana Mulia, Th.M., D.Min.
Irwan Pranoto, Th.M., Ph.D. studies
Christian Soelistio, Th.D.
Daniel Tanusaputra, Th.M., D.Min.
Pancha W. Yahya, Th.M., Ph.D. studies

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Entrance requirements:

  • Completed a Bachelor of Theology (S.Th.); Master of Divinity (M.Div) or other equivalent degree from an accredited theological institution by the National Accreditation Agency (BAN-PT) or regional accreditation agencies (ATA/ATESEA) with a minimum cummulative GPA of 2.75 (in a 4.0 scale)
  • Completed all application requirements (attached in the form)
    Submitted a statement of purpose into the program and specific area of research for final project or thesis
  • Completed a required English language test or certification (institutional TOEFL) with a minimum score of 450 (or 4.0 for IELTS)
  • Passed the entrance tests (biblical studies, theology and analytical quotient) as well as personal interviews

Graduation requirements

  • Completed the entire program curriculum (45 credits)
  • Maintaining a minimum requirement of cummulative GPA in 3.0 score
  • Fulfilled all required administrative responsibilities

Admissions and further information

  • Application deadline: January 1st through May 22nd, 2018
  • Deadline for 1st application term: February 15th, 2018
  • Entrance tests and personal interviews for 1st round: February 20-21, 2018
  • Deadline for 2nd application term: May 22nd, 2018
  • Entrance tests and personal interviews for 2nd round: May 28-29, 2018

Application form and further information can be downloaded through this link or by contacting the following:

Admissions Department – SEABS
Tel. +62-341-559400
Cell. +62-878-5996-0900
Fax. +62-341-559402
E-mail: [email protected]

For further information please download the application form  and admission guideliness through the link provided below: