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There are various options for studying Philosophy.

Are you interested in studying philosophy in Bielefeld?

Then we cordially invite you to take a look around and gather inspiration! In addition to Bachelor's, Master's and teacher training programmes, the department also offers attractive international degree programmes. The tabs offer you the opportunity to explore each degree programme in more detail.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Dr. Michaela Rehem (Bachelor's Officer), Dr. Steffen Koch (Master's Officer) or Dr. Kinga Golus (Teacher Training Officer).


B.A. degree in Philosophy

Are you interested in starting a career in Philosophy? Then the Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy is just right for you! The degree programme is tailored to the needs of beginners and offers sufficient individuality, freedom of choice, diversity and a high degree of internationality. Thus, this degree programme is a good choice for philosophy beginners.

Have we sparked your interest? Then follow this link to find out more.


If you are interested in continuing your studies in Philosophy, then the Master of Arts in Philosophy is suitable for you. In this degree programme you can expand your knowledge from the Bachelor and specialise. The degree programme is distinguished by a high level of personal supervision, special Master's courses, research proximity and a high degree of internationality, among other things.

For further information, please click here.

Philosophy can not only be studied in a subject-specific way. If you are interested in a teaching degree and philosophy, you can combine both passions in this degree programme.In a Bachelor's and Master's degree programme, you will learn all the important knowledge and skills to be able to successfully teach philosophy at Gymnasien, Gesamtschulen, Realschulen or Hauptschulen. The study programme starts with a Bachelor of Arts, which is followed by a consecutive Master of Education.

You can find more interesting informations here.

If you have a passion for interdisciplinary work, the four-semester master's programme Interdisciplinary Studies of Science (ISoS) is an interesting option. It combines the fields of history of science, economics, philosophy and sociology, focuses on science-reflective studies and aims to elaborate and make explicit the essential characteristics of science.

If you are interested, you can find information on the following page.

Many degree programmes at Bielefeld University offer individual minor subjects in which students can develop their individual profile by deepening their subject content, specifically supplementing their subject studies or even getting a taste of other disciplines.

For further information on this component of the subject-related studies, please follow this link.

For students interested in interdisciplinary work, Integrative Knowledge Perspectives offers a module every winter term, which is ideal for the individual minor subjects of all subject-related semesters.

If you are interested, you can find more information here.

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