2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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CIU Korntal

CIU Korntal, Germany

CIU Korntal began as a partnership between Columbia International University and the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Evangelikaler Missionen (AEM). In 1978 AEM launched a program of continuing education for missionaries which matured in 1985 into the Freie Hochschule für


Mission (FHM). Shortly thereafter, a desire to offer university credit led to discussions exploring a partnership with CIU. In 1990, a credit-offering program of FHM was recognized as an extension site of CIU and in 1994 CIU-Korntal was established as a complete degree site of CIU. When the Akademie für Weitmission Korntal (AWM) was founded as the successor to FHM in 2000, an integral aspect of AWM was the continuation of the partnership agreement with CIU.

CIU now operates a complete degree site in Korntal, Germany, a village with longstanding evangelical and missionary heritage, located just northwest of Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Württemberg. German language programs and English language courses that are contextually attuned to the culture and context of German-speaking Europe are offered. The campus is a place of spiritual preparation and missiological study for all who wish to prepare for missionary service both in Germany and internationally.

CIU Korntal offers a variety of educational programs. Graduate-level students enrolled at CIU Korntal may earn the Biblical Ministry Certificate, Master of Arts degree, Master of Divinity degree, or a Doctor of Ministry degree. All programs are offered in German language. One undergraduate certificate is offered entirely in Arabic language. 

CIU students serving in Europe have the opportunity to take modular courses at CIU Korntal which applies to programs as resident credit. This is an opportunity to study alongside others from their host country and share learning processes related to ministry. It is also an opportunity to continue working on a degree while in their country of service without taking prolonged periods of absence.

For more information, e-mail info@awm-korntal.eu or visit www.awm-korntal.eu.