About Christian Tapp


1994 - 2001 Study of catholic theology, philosophie and mathematics in Bonn, Münster, Freiburg and München.

1999 Mathematician degree  (University of Münster), major study field: mathematical logic

2002 Licenciate of theologie (University of Münster), special subject: basic philosophical questions of theologie.

2004 Promotion in mathematics at the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics at LMU München; Dissertation on Georg Cantor and his Contats to catholic theologists.

2007 Promotion in philosophie at the Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and the Study of Religion at LMU München; Dissertation on "Erkenntnistheoretische und wissenschaftsphilosophische Fragen im Umkreis des Hilbertprogramms".

Professional career

10/2001 - 09/2004 Research associate at the Chair of the history of the sciences at LMU München.

10/2004 - 08/2006 Research associate at the Chair of theoretical philosophy at University of Göttingen.

09/2005 - 07/2006 Research fellow of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation at the Philosophy Department at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (USA).

09/2006 - 04/2008 Emmy Noether fellow at the Department of Christian Philosophy of the University of Innsbruck.

since 05/2008 Head of an Emmy Noether junior researcher group at the Catholic theological faculty at the Ruhr University in Bochum.

since 08/2008 Juniorprofessor at the Chair of Philosophical-Theological Crossroads Issues ebenda.

since 07/2013 University professor at the Chair of Philosophical-Theological Crossroads Issues ebenda.

Memberships/ Distinctions

since 08/2006 Funding through The Emmy Noether Programme of DFG.

since 01/2009 Member of Junges Kolleg of  North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts.

since 01/2009 Member of International Board of Advisors in John Templeton Foundation.