School of Biblical Studies

Learn to communicate God in a relevant way through the means of today.

  • Next Upcoming Dates: (see more)

    13 Jan. - 31 Mar. 2025

  • Lecture Cost

    3790 CHF

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"All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work." 2 Timothy 3:16-17

Purpose of SBS

Become deeply rooted in the Bible.

Spend a year committed to growing and strengthening your foundation of the Bible by studying all 66 books in great depth with a community full of people seeking after the heart of God.

Purpose of SBS

Why do an SBS?

  • Establish your knowledge and understanding of the Word of God.
  • Equip yourself with the proper tools necessary for your calling.
  • Engage in intensive study of the scriptures that will change your life.

I. Lecture Phase

Encounter the Father Through His Word.

From Start to Finish

The SBS Lecture Phase incorporates 9 incredible months teaching on each one of the 66 books of the Bible. In this time, you will also have the opportunity to work, study, live, and journey through the Bible with an amazing community of fellow students.

Inductive Study

You will learn the Inductive Bible Study Method, which is the prime method for Bible interpretation and is composed of 5 steps: Prayer, Bible Reading, Observation, Interpretation, & Application

Apply the Bible in your Life

YWAM Lausanne is committed to sending teams of people out into the nations with the good news of the Gospel.The principle aspect of the SBS study method is the application portion. This is not only a time to grow in knowledge and understanding of the scriptures, but also to be transformed by the Word by letting it go from the head to the heart.

Course Overview

The twelve-month course is made up of four phases with each phase being three months. The course also includes a two month outreach and a one month break.

Quarter 1 – SBS I Lecture Phase (3 Months):

  • Inductive Method Seminar
  • The Synoptic Gospels
  • Acts
  • Paul’s Epistles

Quarter 3 – Outreach + Break (3 Months):

  • Outreach: (2 Months)
  • Break (1 Month)

Quarter 2 – SBS II Lecture Phase (3 Months):

  • The General Epistles
  • John’s Gospel & Epistles
  • Wisdom Books
  • Pentateuch to 2 Samuel

Quarter 4 – SBS III Lecture Phase (3 Months)

  • Old Testament Prophet Books
  • Revelation
  • Overview of Old and New Testament

II. Outreach Phase

What is the Outreach Phase?

Our SBS here in Lausanne offers a 2 month outreach in quarter 3 that provides an opportunity for you to go to the nations and share the life-changing truths you learned and experienced during the lecture phase. There will be different occasions for you to be able put what you learned into practice by teaching the Bible through the inductive method and even by preaching to a congregation of believers.


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Here is all the information that you need to apply and the things you need to prepare before you come.