The European Theological Seminary (ETS) is approved by the Ministry of Education in the State of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, as a Technical College (Fachschule) for training Church Workers and for the purpose of financial aid (BAföG). The purpose of studies is to provide academically based yet practically oriented theological training in keeping with §3, Section 1 FHG of the Baden-Württemberg region.

The European Bible Seminary (now ETS) was a founding member of the European Pentecostal Theological Association (EPTA) as well as a member of the European Student Mission Association (ESMA) and the European Council for Theological Education (ECTE - formerly EEAA), which does not award formal academic degrees but certifies comparability of the education level.

The European Theological Seminary has obtained institutional accreditation from the European Council for Theological Education (ECTE) as an alternative provider of higher education in 2021 together with program accreditation at EQF Level 6 for the Advanced Certificate in Christian Ministries which can be attained through various majors. ECTE accreditation of alternative providers indicates that the learning opportunities offered by ETS are compliant with the European Standards and Guidelines for higher education and attests to the level of the learning opportunities according to the QF-EHEA. Further information can be found here.

ETS offers Master’s degrees (EQF level 7), accredited by Evalag in Germany and in cooperation with Lee University (Cleveland, TN, USA). Lee University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC, GA, USA), to award baccalaureate, master’s and education specialist degrees.