The Master in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy focuses on European philosophy from Descartes to the present day. To our knowledge, this is the only existing Master’s programme that has a specialisation in this field of philosophy. It is specially designed for international students who have a special interest and who aim for a first-class education in modern and contemporary European philosophy.
The programme offers an in-depth study of European philosophy beginning with classical rationalism and empiricism, moving on to Kant and German Idealism, and concluding with the 20th century and contemporary philosophy.
The programme is unique since it includes credited language courses that give students the opportunity to improve on their knowledge of French and German, it offers credited internships that connect students with the job market, and finally, it includes interdisciplinary course options in other fields like history, politics, or literature.
We believe that the structure and content of our programme prepare students in a, particularly good manner for either pursuing doctoral studies in philosophy, or for their future career outside the academic field.
- A high-level academic education in modern and contemporary European philosophy
- Strong research orientation
- Profound insights into historical developments and systematic problems of modern and contemporary European philosophy
- No tuition fees
- Teaching by international, experienced faculty
- An international, multilingual learning environment
- Proximity to EU institutions
- Optional courses in other disciplines (history, linguistics, political sciences etc.)
- Multiple career opportunities
- Several well-paid student assistantships available
- A two-year full-time study programme (120 ECTS)
- Courses taught in English
- Credited German and French language courses
- Credited internship opportunities (EU institutions, media, museums, industry etc.)
- One-to-one teaching and advising
Mandatory credited German and French language courses
The courses will take place in September 2015, during the first two weeks of the winter semester