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... looks into questions such as ...

  • What can I know?
  • What can I do?
  • What may I hope?
  • What is a human?
  • Why are these questions of interest?
  • Even though the subject matters covered in the mandatory classes are both very comprehensive and rather dry, they are easily applicable and provide a great overview.

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Philosophy, Bachelor 2 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it offers an insight into 2500 years of European intellectual history and to a systematic investigation of the fundamental issues of thinking.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Theoretical philosophy
  • Practical philosophy
  • History of philosophy
  • Philosophy of culture
  • Natural philosophy

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
a passion for reading and discussions

... enjoy:
sophisticated arguments and fundamental thoughts

... struggle through:
challenging texts and complex theories

Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in academia
  • in schools
  • in the publishing and media industry
  • as authors

And else?

An internship ...

is optional. It is done as part of the optional module.

Studying abroad ...

is recommended. It is done in the 3rd semester.
Duration: 1 semester

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Michael Anacker
Building, Room: GA 3/142
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22725
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Philosophie
Building, Room: GA 3/36
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-24720
Website Fachschaft


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Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German, English

2-Subject Bachelor Programme: This degree programme requires a second subject.
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