Philosophy (Bachelor)

This page contains automatically translated content.

Image: Paavo Blafield

The program consists primarily of subject-specific modules on philosophy, with the other modules distributed among the elective minor, the key competencies, and the internship.

It begins with a preparatory course in philosophy and modules on the history of philosophy, practical philosophy and theoretical philosophy. One module in the foundation area can be freely chosen from the courses offered according to interest. Elective modules are used for specialization and in-depth study within the areas of History of Philosophy, Practical Philosophy, Theoretical Philosophy, and Interdisciplinary Relations of Philosophy, including the topics of Society, Ethics, Education, Environment, Man, Technology, Culture, Language, Communication, and Practice and Morality/Ethics and Religion. Key competencies include, for example, Intercultural Competence, Foreign Language Competence, Presentation,
project management, facilitation, and information literacy.

At a glance

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Start: Winter semester

Duration/Scope: 6 semesters

Language of instruction: German

Combination Bachelor

Admission restriction (NC): No

6-week internship or an 8-week study abroad/language course.

Access requirement

For this degree program you need one of the following degrees:

A good overview of the various degrees and their differences can be found on the website "Zugangsvoraussetzungen" of the Hessian Ministry of Science and Art.

Combination Bachelor

This program is a "combination bachelor": you take "Philosophy" as your major and also study another minor.

Possible minor subjects

English and American Studies
Protestant Religion
French Studies
German Studies
German History
Catholic Religion
Art History
Sustainability Studies
Political Science
Spanish Studies

Language certificate

For this degree program, you must provide proof of language skills at level B1 in English. Without proof, admission to the study program is not possible.

Information on the language requirements of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

Read More

Application and enrollment procedure for the winter semester

Application with German certificates

Application deadline

annually 01.06. - 01.09.

You apply for this degree program via our online application portal "eCampus".

How do I apply for this study program?

Application with foreign certificates

Application deadline

with foreign certificates:
annually 01.03. - 15.07.

With a  school-leaving certificate acquiredabroad, you must apply via the central assessment office in Berlin, uni-assist.

How do I apply for this study program?

Information and advice


For any general admission questions, please contact our information desk.

Enquiries: Contact details

General study counseling

Subject-specific study counseling

Feedback on these study program pages