Welcome to JITM.ch

Christian Institute of Church and Management Studies in Switzerland

Doctorate of Church Management Management is the highest level in the field of "Church Management" equivalent to European Qualifications Framework (EQF) Level 8 - Doctorate level which is the highest academic step in the European system. 

Church is like any other organization, there is a need for qualified managers to run all administrative tasks starting from their website up to accounting department. With JITM the student will study all related subject to Church Management including accounting, leadership, marketing, business ethics, etc.…

In Doctorate Level, JITM Candidate should come already with work experience in the related field. JITM will combine the academic / work experience which the student already gained into further knowledge and theories to improve the student know-how to be more Beneficial to the community.

JITM follows the Bologna process (EQF Level 8) as the learning outcomes explained in the Bologna Guide.

  • European Qualifications Framework (EQF): Level 8
  • Award: Doctorate in Church Management
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  • Age: Minimum age 23 years
  • Previous study: Master in Business, Theology or equivalent
  • English level: IELTS or equivalent
  • Study Method: Distance
  • Fee: 19900 Euro

How long?

This program is divided into two steps, the 1st step is one year study program the 2nd step is the thesis. 


  • Church Management
  • Business Law
  • Global Management
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Information System Analyses
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Research Methods
  • Electronic Research Methods
  • Dynamic Websites

+ your thesis topic must be about: Church Management student must write at least 60.000 word (from chapter 1 to chapter 5).