The Department of Theology brings together teachers of dogmatic and moral theology, patrology, sectology, as well as apologetic, religious and philosophical disciplines. The department supervises the Master's Degree programme in Orthodox Theology. Since 2019, the Department has been headed by Associate Professor Archpriest Paul Velikanov.
In addition to teaching, the department carries out intensive scientific, academiccand public educational activities. The department pursues the study of "Christian morality in the modern world" under the direction of Professor Emeritus M. S. Ivanov and "Scientific School of Patrological Research" under the direction of Professor A. I. Sidorov.