Study programme

View the study programme below to discover the programme structure and to get an overview of all courses. Detailed course information of the courses taught by UAntwerp is included.

For further information on the courses taught by UGent and VUB, consult an overview with course information of all courses.

2023-2024

Model Path part 1

Students who already have a Master's degree in Philosophy or Moral Sciences are exempt from part 1 of the Research Master (advanced optional courses, elective courses, the course Advanced Academic English and 2 research seminars).

Advanced Optional Courses and Elective Courses

The student chooses 39 ECTS-credits advanced optional courses and elective courses.
(choose no more than 9 ECTS-credits elective courses from the Master's programmes of the universities involved)

Advanced Study Metaphysics
Course code:
2004FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophical Psychology
Course code:
2005FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Advanced Study Ethics
Course code:
2006FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2007FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2008FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Master Seminar: Philosophy of Mind
Course code:
2062FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy and Society
Course code:
2003FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Master Seminar: Secularization and Disenchantment
Course code:
2051FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Logic: Capita Selecta
Course code:
2001UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Advanced Research Issues in Philosophical Anthropology
Course code:
2002UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Farah Focquaert
Capita Selecta in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy: Analysis of Text
Course code:
2003UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
Capita Selecta in Modern and Contemporary Philosophy: Analysis of Text
Course code:
2004UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gertrudis Van de Vijver
Global Ethics
Course code:
2005UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Sexual and Relational Ethics
Course code:
2006UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Tom Claes
Metaphysics
Course code:
2016UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Erik Weber
Epistemology: capita selecta
Course code:
2017UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
Introduction to Feminist Thought
Course code:
2001VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
40
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
Bio-ethics
Course code:
2012VUBFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
58
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Dirk Lafaut
  • Gily Coene
Philosophy of the Englightenm.
Course code:
2003VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Sonja Lavaert
Contemporary Philosophy of Culture and Political Philosophy
Course code:
2004VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Marc Van Den Bossche
History and Philosophy of Scientific Methodology
Course code:
2005VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Steffen Ducheyne
Critical Issues in Analytical Philosophy
Course code:
2013VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Jean Paul Van Bendegem
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
Technology and Society
Course code:
2014VUBFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Francis Heylighen
Course code:
2015VUBFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Research Seminars

Choose 20 ECTS-credits in part 1
The student chooses seminars from at least 2 universities (UA/UGent/VUB) in part 1/part 2 of the research master.

Moral Psychology and Meta-Ethics
Course code:
2067FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Empirical Ethics
Course code:
2018UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Veerle Provoost
  • Priya Pramod Satalkar
Political Philosophy after Rawls
Course code:
2068FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Bio-ethics
Course code:
2019UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Heidi Mertes
  • Farah Focquaert
  • Guido Pennings
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Media Philosophy and Media Theory
Course code:
2016VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Karl Verstrynge
  • Yoni Van Den Eede
Philosophy and Ethics of Gender, Sexuality and Diversity
Course code:
2017VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
  • Tom Claes
  • Katrien De Graeve
  • Sara Devuyst
  • Susan Dierickx
  • Dirk Lafaut
Logic
Course code:
2020UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Philosophy of Biomedical and Social Sciences.
Course code:
2021UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Course code:
2018VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
  • Joachim Frans
  • Erik Weber
History and Philosophy of Science
Course code:
2022UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
  • Steffen Ducheyne
Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Course code:
2069FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophical Antrology
Course code:
2023UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
  • Jan Verplaetse
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Course code:
2024UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Religion and Secularisation
Course code:
2070FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
History and Reception of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2025UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
History of Early Modern Philosophy
Course code:
2071FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy
Course code:
2026UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Vandenabeele
Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2072FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics

Language Profiency

Course code:
2027UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Linguistics and Proficiency
Lecturer(s):
  • Geert Jacobs

Model Path part 2

Research Seminars

Choose 27 ECTS-credits in part 2
The student chooses seminars from at least 2 universities (UA/UGent/VUB) in part 1/part 2 of the research master.

Moral Psychology and Meta-Ethics
Course code:
2067FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Empirical Ethics
Course code:
2018UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Veerle Provoost
  • Priya Pramod Satalkar
Political Philosophy after Rawls
Course code:
2068FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Bio-ethics
Course code:
2019UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Heidi Mertes
  • Farah Focquaert
  • Guido Pennings
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Media Philosophy and Media Theory
Course code:
2016VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Karl Verstrynge
  • Yoni Van Den Eede
Philosophy and Ethics of Gender, Sexuality and Diversity
Course code:
2017VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
  • Tom Claes
  • Katrien De Graeve
  • Sara Devuyst
  • Susan Dierickx
  • Dirk Lafaut
Logic
Course code:
2020UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Philosophy of Biomedical and Social Sciences.
Course code:
2021UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Course code:
2018VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
  • Joachim Frans
  • Erik Weber
History and Philosophy of Science
Course code:
2022UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
  • Steffen Ducheyne
Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Course code:
2069FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophical Antrology
Course code:
2023UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
  • Jan Verplaetse
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Course code:
2024UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Religion and Secularisation
Course code:
2070FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
History and Reception of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2025UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
History of Early Modern Philosophy
Course code:
2071FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy
Course code:
2026UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Vandenabeele
Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2072FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics

Research Project

Developing and Writing Research Proposals in Philosophy
Course code:
2073FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Master's Dissertation

Dissertation (research master)
Course code:
2043FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
24 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
672
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

2022-2023

Model Path part 1

Students who already have a Master's degree in Philosophy or Moral Sciences are exempt from part 1 of the Research Master (advanced optional courses, elective courses, the course Advanced Academic English and 2 research seminars).

Advanced Optional Courses and Elective Courses

The student chooses 39 ECTS-credits advanced optional courses and elective courses.
(choose no more than 9 ECTS-credits elective courses from the Master's programmes of the universities involved)

Advanced Study Metaphysics
Course code:
2004FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophical Psychology
Course code:
2005FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Advanced Study Ethics
Course code:
2006FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2007FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2008FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Master Seminar: Philosophy of Mind
Course code:
2062FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy and Society
Course code:
2003FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Master Seminar: Secularization and Disenchantment
Course code:
2051FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Logic: Capita Selecta
Course code:
2001UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Advanced Research Issues in Philosophical Anthropology
Course code:
2002UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Farah Focquaert
Capita Selecta in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy: Analysis of Text
Course code:
2003UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
Capita Selecta in Modern and Contemporary Philosophy: Analysis of Text
Course code:
2004UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gertrudis Van de Vijver
Global Ethics
Course code:
2005UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Sexual and Relational Ethics
Course code:
2006UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Tom Claes
Metaphysics
Course code:
2016UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Erik Weber
Epistemology: capita selecta
Course code:
2017UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
Introduction to Feminist Thought
Course code:
2001VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
40
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
Bio-ethics
Course code:
2012VUBFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
58
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Dirk Lafaut
  • Gily Coene
Philosophy of the Englightenm.
Course code:
2003VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Sonja Lavaert
Contemporary Philosophy of Culture and Political Philosophy
Course code:
2004VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Marc Van Den Bossche
History and Philosophy of Scientic Methodology
Course code:
2005VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Steffen Ducheyne
Critical Issues in Analytical Philosophy
Course code:
2013VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Jean Paul Van Bendegem
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
Technology and Society
Course code:
2014VUBFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Francis Heylighen
Course code:
2015VUBFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Research Seminars

Choose 20 ECTS-credits in part 1
The student chooses seminars from at least 2 universities (UA/UGent/VUB) in part 1/part 2 of the research master.

Moral Psychology and Meta-Ethics
Course code:
2067FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Empirical Ethics
Course code:
2018UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Veerle Provoost
  • Priya Pramod Satalkar
Political Philosophy after Rawls
Course code:
2068FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Bio-ethics
Course code:
2019UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Heidi Mertes
  • Farah Focquaert
  • Guido Pennings
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Media Philosophy and Media Theory
Course code:
2016VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Karl Verstrynge
  • Yoni Van Den Eede
Philosophy and Ethics of Gender, Sexuality and Diversity
Course code:
2017VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
  • Tom Claes
  • Katrien De Graeve
  • Sara Devuyst
  • Susan Dierickx
  • Dirk Lafaut
Logic
Course code:
2020UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Philosophy of Biomedical and Social Sciences.
Course code:
2021UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Course code:
2018VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
  • Joachim Frans
  • Erik Weber
History and Philosophy of Science
Course code:
2022UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
  • Steffen Ducheyne
Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Course code:
2069FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophical Antrology
Course code:
2023UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
  • Jan Verplaetse
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Course code:
2024UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Religion and Secularisation
Course code:
2070FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
History and Reception of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2025UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
History of Early Modern Philosophy
Course code:
2071FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy
Course code:
2026UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Vandenabeele
Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2072FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics

Language Profiency

Course code:
2027UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
3 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
84
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Linguistics and Proficiency
Lecturer(s):
  • Geert Jacobs

Model Path part 2

Research Seminars

Choose 27 ECTS-credits in part 2
The student chooses seminars from at least 2 universities (UA/UGent/VUB) in part 1/part 2 of the research master.

Moral Psychology and Meta-Ethics
Course code:
2067FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Empirical Ethics
Course code:
2018UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Veerle Provoost
  • Priya Pramod Satalkar
Political Philosophy after Rawls
Course code:
2068FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Bio-ethics
Course code:
2019UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Heidi Mertes
  • Farah Focquaert
  • Guido Pennings
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Media Philosophy and Media Theory
Course code:
2016VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Karl Verstrynge
  • Yoni Van Den Eede
Philosophy and Ethics of Gender, Sexuality and Diversity
Course code:
2017VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
  • Tom Claes
  • Katrien De Graeve
  • Sara Devuyst
  • Susan Dierickx
  • Dirk Lafaut
Logic
Course code:
2020UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Philosophy of Biomedical and Social Sciences.
Course code:
2021UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Course code:
2018VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
  • Joachim Frans
  • Erik Weber
History and Philosophy of Science
Course code:
2022UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
  • Steffen Ducheyne
Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Course code:
2069FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophical Antrology
Course code:
2023UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
  • Jan Verplaetse
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Course code:
2024UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Religion and Secularisation
Course code:
2070FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
History and Reception of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2025UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
History of Early Modern Philosophy
Course code:
2071FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy
Course code:
2026UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Vandenabeele
Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2072FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics

Research Project

Developing and Writing Research Proposals in Philosophy
Course code:
2073FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
9 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
252
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Master's Dissertation

Dissertation (research master)
Course code:
2043FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
24 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
672
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics

2021-2022

Model Path part 1

Students who already have a Master's degree in Philosophy or Moral Sciences are exempt from part 1 of the Research Master (advanced optional courses, elective courses and 2 research seminars).

Advanced Optional Courses and Elective Courses

The student chooses 40 ECTS-credits advanced optional courses and elective courses.
(choose no more than 10 ECTS-credits from the Master's programmes of the universities involved)

Advanced Study Metaphysics
Course code:
2004FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophical Psychology
Course code:
2005FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Advanced Study Ethics
Course code:
2006FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2007FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2008FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Master Seminar: Perception and Language
Course code:
2062FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Logic: Capita Selecta
Course code:
2001UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Advanced Research Issues in Philosophical Anthropology
Course code:
2002UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
Capita Selecta in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy: Analysis of Text
Course code:
2003UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
Capita Selecta in Modern and Contemporary Philosophy: Analysis of Text
Course code:
2004UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gertrudis Van de Vijver
Global Ethics
Course code:
2005UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Sexual and Relational Ethics
Course code:
2006UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Tom Claes
Introduction to Feminist Thought
Course code:
2001VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
40
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
Thorough Issues from the Ethic and the Axiology
Course code:
2002VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Stuy
Philosophy of the Englightenm.
Course code:
2003VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Sonja Lavaert
Contemporary Philosophy of Culture and Political Philosophy
Course code:
2004VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Marc Van Den Bossche
History and Philosophy of Scientic Methodology
Course code:
2005VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Steffen Ducheyne
Scientific Integrity
Course code:
2011VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Research Seminars

Choose 20 ECTS-credits in part 1
The student chooses seminars from at least 2 universities (UA/UGent/VUB) in part 1/part 2 of the research master.

Moral Psychology and Meta-Ethics
Course code:
2037FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Empirical Ethics
Course code:
2007UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Veerle Provoost
Political Philosophy after Rawls: Equality, Justice and Diversity
Course code:
2038FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Bio-Ethics
Course code:
2008UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Heidi Mertes
  • Guido Pennings
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Media Philosophy and /Media Theory
Course code:
2008VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Karl Verstrynge
  • Yoni Van Den Eede
Philosophy and Ethics of Gender, Sexuality and Diversity
Course code:
2009VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
  • Tom Claes
  • Katrien De Graeve
  • Chia Longman
  • Sara Devuyst
  • Susan Dierickx
Logic
Course code:
2009UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Philosophy of Biomedical and Social Sciences
Course code:
2010UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Course code:
2010VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
  • Joachim Frans
  • Yacin Hamami
  • Erik Weber
History and Philosophy of Science
Course code:
2011UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
  • Steffen Ducheyne
Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Course code:
2039FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Phylosophical Antropology
Course code:
2012UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
  • Jan Verplaetse
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Course code:
2013UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Religion and Secularisation
Course code:
2040FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
History and Reception of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2014UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
  • Geneviève Lachance
History of Early Modern Philosophy
Course code:
2041FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy
Course code:
2015UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2042FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics

Model Path part 2

Research Seminars

Choose 30 ECTS-credits in part 2
The student chooses seminars from at least 2 universities (UA/UGent/VUB) in part 1/part 2 of the research master.

Moral Psychology and Meta-Ethics
Course code:
2037FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Empirical Ethics
Course code:
2007UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Veerle Provoost
Political Philosophy after Rawls: Equality, Justice and Diversity
Course code:
2038FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Bio-Ethics
Course code:
2008UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Heidi Mertes
  • Guido Pennings
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Media Philosophy and /Media Theory
Course code:
2008VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Karl Verstrynge
  • Yoni Van Den Eede
Philosophy and Ethics of Gender, Sexuality and Diversity
Course code:
2009VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
  • Tom Claes
  • Katrien De Graeve
  • Chia Longman
  • Sara Devuyst
  • Susan Dierickx
Logic
Course code:
2009UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Philosophy of Biomedical and Social Sciences
Course code:
2010UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Course code:
2010VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
  • Joachim Frans
  • Yacin Hamami
  • Erik Weber
History and Philosophy of Science
Course code:
2011UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
  • Steffen Ducheyne
Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Course code:
2039FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Phylosophical Antropology
Course code:
2012UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
  • Jan Verplaetse
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Course code:
2013UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Religion and Secularisation
Course code:
2040FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
History and Reception of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2014UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
  • Geneviève Lachance
History of Early Modern Philosophy
Course code:
2041FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy
Course code:
2015UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2042FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics

Research Project

Developing and Writing Research Proposal in Philosopy
Course code:
2044FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Master's Dissertation

Dissertation (research master)
Course code:
2043FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
24 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
672
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics

2020-2021

Model Path part 1

Students who already have a Master's degree in Philosophy or Moral Sciences are exempt from part 1 of the Research Master (advanced optional courses, elective courses and 2 research seminars).

Advanced Optional Courses and Elective Courses

The student chooses 40 ECTS-credits advanced optional courses and elective courses.
(choose no more than 10 ECTS-credits from the Master's programmes of the universities involved)

Advanced Study Metaphysics
Course code:
2004FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Advanced Study Philosophical Psychology
Course code:
2005FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Advanced Study Ethics
Course code:
2006FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2007FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2008FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Master Seminar: Philosophy and Neuroscience
Course code:
2055FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Logic: Capita Selecta
Course code:
2001UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Advanced Research Issues in Philosophical Anthropology
Course code:
2002UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
Capita Selecta in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy: Analysis of Text
Course code:
2003UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
Capita Selecta in Modern and Contemporary Philosophy: Analysis of Text
Course code:
2004UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gertrudis Van de Vijver
Global Ethics
Course code:
2005UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Sexual and Relational Ethics
Course code:
2006UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Tom Claes
Introduction to Feminist Thought
Course code:
2001VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
40
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
Thorough Issues from the Ethic and the Axiology
Course code:
2002VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Stuy
Philosophy of the Englightenm.
Course code:
2003VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Sonja Lavaert
Contemporary Philosophy of Culture and Political Philosophy
Course code:
2004VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Marc Van Den Bossche
History and Philosophy of Scientic Methodology
Course code:
2005VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Steffen Ducheyne
Scientific Integrity
Course code:
2011VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Research Seminars

Choose 20 ECTS-credits in part 1
The student chooses seminars from at least 2 universities (UA/UGent/VUB) in part 1/part 2 of the research master.

Moral Psychology and Meta-Ethics
Course code:
2037FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Bi-annual course:
Taught in academic years starting in an odd year
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Empirical Ethics
Course code:
2007UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Veerle Provoost
Political Philosophy after Rawls: Equality, Justice and Diversity
Course code:
2038FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Bio-Ethics
Course code:
2008UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Heidi Mertes
  • Guido Pennings
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Media Philosophy and /Media Theory
Course code:
2008VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Karl Verstrynge
  • Joke Bauwens
Philosophy and Ethics of Gender, Sexuality and Diversity
Course code:
2009VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
  • Tom Claes
  • Katrien De Graeve
  • Chia Longman
  • Ladan Rahbari
  • Sophie Withaeckx
Logic
Course code:
2009UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Philosophy of Biomedical and Social Sciences
Course code:
2010UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Course code:
2010VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
  • Joachim Frans
  • Yacin Hamami
  • Erik Weber
History and Philosophy of Science
Course code:
2011UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
  • Steffen Ducheyne
  • Barnaby Hutchins
  • Jonathan Regier
Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Course code:
2039FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Phylosophical Antropology
Course code:
2012UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
  • Jan Verplaetse
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Course code:
2013UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Religion and Secularisation
Course code:
2040FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
History and Reception of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2014UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
  • Geneviève Lachance
History of Early Modern Philosophy
Course code:
2041FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy
Course code:
2015UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2042FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics

Model Path part 2

Research Seminars

Choose 30 ECTS-credits in part 2
The student chooses seminars from at least 2 universities (UA/UGent/VUB) in part 1/part 2 of the research master.

Moral Psychology and Meta-Ethics
Course code:
2037FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Bi-annual course:
Taught in academic years starting in an odd year
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Empirical Ethics
Course code:
2007UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Veerle Provoost
Political Philosophy after Rawls: Equality, Justice and Diversity
Course code:
2038FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Bio-Ethics
Course code:
2008UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Heidi Mertes
  • Guido Pennings
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Media Philosophy and /Media Theory
Course code:
2008VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Karl Verstrynge
  • Joke Bauwens
Philosophy and Ethics of Gender, Sexuality and Diversity
Course code:
2009VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
  • Tom Claes
  • Katrien De Graeve
  • Chia Longman
  • Ladan Rahbari
  • Sophie Withaeckx
Logic
Course code:
2009UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Philosophy of Biomedical and Social Sciences
Course code:
2010UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Course code:
2010VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
  • Joachim Frans
  • Yacin Hamami
  • Erik Weber
History and Philosophy of Science
Course code:
2011UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
  • Steffen Ducheyne
  • Barnaby Hutchins
  • Jonathan Regier
Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Course code:
2039FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Phylosophical Antropology
Course code:
2012UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
  • Jan Verplaetse
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Course code:
2013UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Religion and Secularisation
Course code:
2040FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
History and Reception of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2014UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
  • Geneviève Lachance
History of Early Modern Philosophy
Course code:
2041FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy
Course code:
2015UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2042FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics

Research Project

Developing and Writing Research Proposal in Philosopy
Course code:
2044FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Master's Dissertation

Dissertation (research master)
Course code:
2043FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
24 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
672
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics

2019-2020

Model Path part 1

Students who already have a Master's degree in Philosophy or Moral Sciences are exempt from part 1 of the Research Master (advanced optional courses, elective courses and 2 research seminars).

Advanced Optional Courses and Elective Courses

The student chooses 40 ECTS-credits advanced optional courses and elective courses.
(choose no more than 10 ECTS-credits from the Master's programmes of the universities involved)

Advanced Study Metaphysics
Course code:
2004FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Advanced Study Philosophical Psychology
Course code:
2005FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Advanced Study Ethics
Course code:
2006FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Advanced Study Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2007FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Advanced Study Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2008FLWFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
No contract restriction
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Master Seminar: Philosophy of Perception
Course code:
2052FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Logic: Capita Selecta
Course code:
2001UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
Advanced Research Issues in Philosophical Anthropology
Course code:
2002UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
Capita Selecta in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy: Analysis of Text
Course code:
2003UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
Capita Selecta in Modern and Contemporary Philosophy: Analysis of Text
Course code:
2004UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gertrudis Van de Vijver
Global Ethics
Course code:
2005UGEFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Sexual and Relational Ethics
Course code:
2006UGEFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
5 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
140
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Tom Claes
Introduction to Feminist Thought
Course code:
2001VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
40
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
Thorough Issues from the Ethic and the Axiology
Course code:
2002VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Stuy
Philosophy of the Englightenm.
Course code:
2003VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Sonja Lavaert
Contemporary Philosophy of Culture and Political Philosophy
Course code:
2004VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
Dutch
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Marc Van Den Bossche
History and Philosophy of Scientic Methodology
Course code:
2005VUBFIL
Semester:
1E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Steffen Ducheyne
Scientific Integrity
Course code:
2006VUBFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy of Cosmology
Course code:
2007VUBFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
26
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Research Seminars

Choose 20 ECTS-credits in part 1
The student chooses seminars from at least 2 universities (UA/UGent/VUB) in part 1/part 2 of the research master.

Moral Psychology and Meta-Ethics
Course code:
2037FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Empirical Ethics
Course code:
2007UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Veerle Provoost
Political Philosophy after Rawls: Equality, Justice and Diversity
Course code:
2038FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Bio-Ethics
Course code:
2008UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Guido Pennings
  • Heidi Mertes
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Media Philosophy and /Media Theory
Course code:
2008VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Karl Verstrynge
  • Joke Bauwens
Philosophy and Ethics of Gender, Sexuality and Diversity
Course code:
2009VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
  • Karen Celis
  • Tom Claes
  • Chia Longman
Logic
Course code:
2009UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
  • Frederik Van De Putte
Philosophy of Biomedical and Social Sciences
Course code:
2010UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Course code:
2010VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Jean Paul Van Bendegem
  • Yacin Hamami
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
  • Erik Weber
History and Philosophy of Science
Course code:
2011UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
  • Steffen Ducheyne
  • Jonathan Regier
  • Charles Wolfe
Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Course code:
2039FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Phylosophical Antropology
Course code:
2012UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
  • Marc Van Den Bossche
  • Jan Verplaetse
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Course code:
2013UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Religion and Secularisation
Course code:
2040FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
History and Reception of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2014UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
History of Early Modern Philosophy
Course code:
2041FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy
Course code:
2015UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2042FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Model Path part 2

Research Seminars

Choose 30 ECTS-credits in part 2
The student chooses seminars from at least 2 universities (UA/UGent/VUB) in part 1/part 2 of the research master.

Moral Psychology and Meta-Ethics
Course code:
2037FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Empirical Ethics
Course code:
2007UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Veerle Provoost
Political Philosophy after Rawls: Equality, Justice and Diversity
Course code:
2038FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Bio-Ethics
Course code:
2008UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Guido Pennings
  • Heidi Mertes
  • Sigrid Sterckx
Media Philosophy and /Media Theory
Course code:
2008VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Karl Verstrynge
  • Joke Bauwens
Philosophy and Ethics of Gender, Sexuality and Diversity
Course code:
2009VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Gily Coene
  • Karen Celis
  • Tom Claes
  • Chia Longman
Logic
Course code:
2009UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Joke Meheus
  • Frederik Van De Putte
Philosophy of Biomedical and Social Sciences
Course code:
2010UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Course code:
2010VUBFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Jean Paul Van Bendegem
  • Yacin Hamami
  • Bart Van Kerkhove
  • Erik Weber
History and Philosophy of Science
Course code:
2011UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Maarten Van Dyck
  • Steffen Ducheyne
  • Jonathan Regier
  • Charles Wolfe
Philosophy of Mind and Cognition
Course code:
2039FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Phylosophical Antropology
Course code:
2012UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Johan Braeckman
  • Marc Van Den Bossche
  • Jan Verplaetse
Contemporary Continental Philosophy
Course code:
2013UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Religion and Secularisation
Course code:
2040FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
History and Reception of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy of Religion
Course code:
2014UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
  • Danny Praet
History of Early Modern Philosophy
Course code:
2041FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Kant and Post-Kantian Philosophy
Course code:
2015UGEFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):
Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art
Course code:
2042FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
10 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
280
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Research Project

Developing and Writing Research Proposal in Philosopy
Course code:
2044FLWFIL
Semester:
1E/2E SEM
Contact hours:
45
ECTS-credits:
6 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
168
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 1st and/or 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics
Lecturer(s):

Master's Dissertation

Dissertation (research master)
Course code:
2043FLWFIL
Semester:
2E SEM
Contact hours:
30
ECTS-credits:
24 ECTS-credits
Study load (hours):
672
Contract restrictions:
Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:
English
Exam Period:
exam in the 2nd semester
Study domain:
Philosophy and Ethics