Philosophy ‚Knowledge - Values - Meaning‘ (M.A.)

Study content:

The degree programme allows specialisation in two of the following three areas: Metaphysics and Philosophy of Religion ("Interpretation"), Philosophical Anthropology and Ethics ("Valuation"), Analytical Philosophy and Philosophy of Science ("Science").

 

Interdisciplinary perspectives of one's own interests can be pursued across several faculties in the "assigned minor". Deeper orientation in the subject of philosophy, the acquisition of 'soft skills' also in the context of internships and practising independent scientific work prepare students for the time after the Master's degree.

 

 

Career prospects:

  • consulting
  • journalism
  • politics
  • human resources
  • science and research
About the degree programme
Degree programme: Philosophy ‚Knowledge - Values - Meaning‘
Official Designation: Philosophie "Deutung - Wertung - Wissenschaft"
Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
Study mode: Full-time
Language of instruction: German
Start of studies: winter semester, summer semester
Standard study duration: 4 semesters
Admission type: Open admission
Minimum German language skills: C 1
Please note: Admission requirements according to § 4 of the exam regulations in the current edition. Introductory events take place closely before the start of the lecture period: https://www.uni-aug…. Start of the lecture period: https://www.uni-aug…
Application deadline for the summer semester: 31. January
Application deadline for the winter semester: 31. July

Application Documents

 

 

  1. Application for admission to the Master's programme (you will receive a PDF file after completing the online application).
  2. Bachelor's degree certificate or comparable degree. If the certificate is not available, proof of the examination results achieved in this degree programme, the average grade achieved in the process, the number of credit points included in the calculation of the average grade, as well as the number of credit points required for the completion of the corresponding degree programme must be enclosed (Transcript of Records). Students of the University of Augsburg please apply for the certificate at an early stage via e-mail ssc@zv.uni-augsburg.de at the Student Information Office. They will be notified via their e-mail address as soon as the certificate can be collected or has been sent by post.

Please enclose a single copy of the evidence for number 2, the grade overviews and the average grade calculation in the original.

 

 

  1. Application for admission to the Master's programme (you will receive a PDF file after completing the online application).
  2. Bachelor's degree or equivalent degree as a certified copy or certified translation by a sworn translator in Germany if the originals are not written in German, English or French. (Please note: China, Vietnam and Mongolia only with APS certificate). If the certificate is not available, proof of the examination results achieved in this degree programme, the average grade achieved, the number of credit points included in the calculation of the average grade, as well as the number of credit points required for the completion of the corresponding degree programme (Transcript of Records) must be enclosed, which must also be available in a certified translation.
  3. Proof of German language skills by means of evidence of German language skills

 

Application address

Universität Augsburg
Studierendenkanzlei
Universitätsstr. 2
86159 Augsburg

 

 

To the online application

Contact the study advisory service

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Analytische Philosophie
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Philosophie: Ethik

Contact the examinations office

Dorothée Haimerl
Degree Programmes of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences
Unit I/4: Examinations Office A

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