Study Programmes Master in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy

Career opportunities

Career opportunities include employment in cultural and political institutions, journalism and publishing. Students can also continue their studies at PhD level.

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    Objectives

    The Master in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy combines a solid academic foundation with practice-based approach.

    Students work on an advanced topics in contemporary philosophy and cover different philosophical approaches:

    – Early modern European philosophy: Rationalism and Empiricism, Philosophy of Enlightenment
    – Kant and German Idealism: Transcendental Philosophy
    – 20th century and contemporary European
    philosophy: Philosophy of Existence/Hermeneutics, Phenomenology

    During the Master colloquium, students learn to develop, present and defend a research projects, to evaluate and criticize other student’s work, and to react on criticism.

    An internship and credited language courses provide students with a competitive advantage in the job market.

    Learning outcomes

    At the end of the programme, students are able to:

    – understand the relevant concepts and the most important approaches in Modern and Contemporary Philosophy

    – critically assess the views put forward by prominent authors

    – read, understand and master complex information

    – think critically on contemporary issues