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Research Graduate School of Philosophy PhD programme

PhD Programme

PhD Philosophy

In the four year PhD degree programme, students conduct their own research while the Graduate School provides a balanced mix of expert supervision, tailor made postgraduate training and the freedom to pursue your own ideas within a relevant research theme. The results are written down in a PhD thesis (or dissertation). After a successful defence, you will be awarded with an internationally highly esteemed PhD degree.

The PhD degree programme has a duration of 4 years, which amounts to 240 European Credit Points (EC). Of these 240 EC, a minimum of 20 EC are earmarked for tuition.

The programme can be followed part-time, but may not exceed a duration of 5 years in total.

As a PhD candidate you will become a member of the research community of the respective department.

Teaching and Examination Regulations (TER)

TER for the PhD degree programme in Philosophy 2022-2023

Last modified:06 September 2022 12.52 p.m.