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Philosophy (60 EC): Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Structure of the programme

The MA programme (60 EC): Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) consists of the following components:

Core Seminars (in total 20 EC)

Students complete two compulsory core seminars (each 10 EC), one of which is a research seminar.

Optional Courses (in total 30 EC)

Students select three optional courses. The optional courses offered within the programme are organised in three pathways: Politics and Philosophy (PP), Economics and Philosophy (EP), and Integrative and Transdisciplinary courses (IT) that are focusing on the intersection between philosophy, politics & economics and other fields in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Students can specialise in PP, EP or IT subjects by taking two courses in either one of the pathways.

Master’s thesis (10 EC)

The MA programme will be concluded by a master’s thesis of 10 EC. The master’s thesis is an independent academic contribution to philosophy in the field of Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Further information

Additional information concerning objectives of the programme, master’s thesis and requirements for graduation is availabe on MA Philosophy 60 EC , More info.

September intake

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Semester 1

Core seminar

PPE – the State of the Art (CS1) 10

Optional courses

Students select two electives in their first semester.

Freedom or Equality? (PP1) 10
World Capitalism and its Critics (EP1) 10
Cosmopolitics (IT1) 10

Semester 2

Core seminar

Research Seminar: PPE in Practice 10

Optional courses

Students select one elective in their second semester.

Global Democracy and the Nation State (PP2) 10
Global Distributive Justice and Political Economy (EP2) 10
Activism and New Political Agency (IT2) 10

MA Thesis

MA Thesis Philosophy 60 EC: PPE 10

February intake

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Semester 2

Core seminar

PPE – the State of the Art (CS1) 10

Optional courses

Students select two electives:

Global Democracy and the Nation State (PP2) 10
Global Distributive Justice and Political Economy (EP2) 10
Activism and New Political Agency (IT2) 10