Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Martin Tamcke

Short Biography:

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Martin Tamcke, born 1955, studied Theology, Philosophy and Oriental Studies at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. In 1981, Mr. Tamcke became lecturer at the University Göttingen for three years. He held the same position at the Philipps-University Marburg afterwards and obtained his Ph.D. (Dr. theol.) there at 1985. In 1993, Mr. Tamcke finished his Habilitation and became Associate Professor the same year. From 1994 on, Mr. Tamcke taught Church-History in Hermannsburg; in 1999 he went back to Göttingen as the Professor for Ecumenical Theology at the faculty of Theology. In the same year, he was the Co-Founder of the Master of Arts in Euroculture Programme in Göttingen and went to Chennai/Madras, India, as a Visiting Professor. During 1999 and 2003 he was External Examiner at the School of Historical Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK. He also founded the MA programme "Intercultural Theology", of which he was Director until his retirement. Prof. Dr. Tamcke was the Dean of the Faculty of Theology at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen between 2007 and 2009 and Vice-Dean subsequently.

Prof. Dr. Tamcke has been the Director of Studies of Euroculture from 2008 to 2017.

Prof. Dr. Tamcke was conferred Honorary Doctorates by the Faculty of Theology of Joensuu University / Finland (2009), the Åbo Akademi University, Turku / Finland (2014), the Lucian-Blaga-University, Sibiu (Hermannstadt) / Rumania (2017) and Mahatma-Gandhi-University Kottayam / India (2018).

You will find his personal website with further information and his list of publications here.