The two-year full-time study programme (120 ECTS) focuses on European philosophy from Descartes to the present day and is especially designed for international students 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 20th century and contemporary philosophy.
As a student, you will
• acquire high-level academic education in modern and contemporary European philosophy with a strong focus on research • get profound insights into historical developments and systematic problems of modern and contemporary European philosophy • choose from optional courses in other disciplines (history, linguistics, political sciences etc.) • benefit from credited German and French language courses • have the opportunity to do a credited internship organised by the Institute of Philosophy (EU institutions, media, museums, industry etc.)
• Early modern European philosophy • Kant and German idealism • 20th century and contemporary European philosophy • Master colloquium • Electives