The Leiden Philosophy programme offers you perspectives from around the globe. Traveling through space and time, from Europe, to Iran, to China, and from Antiquity to the present day, you will learn how to challenge unquestioned patterns of thought, and how to develop new perspectives on current issues.Join the next generation of students to shape philosophy in the 21st century. Prepare yourself for academic or professional pursuits that benefit from critical thinking, analysis and argumentation.The Big QuestionsPhilosophy is not afraid to raise Big Questions – What is justice? Do we have free will? What makes life worth living? – while seeking to improve our grasp of current problems in science and society:Should we try to constrain economic inequality?Can robots replace caretakers?How can we take advantage of cultural diversity?What is our duty towards animals?Thoughts from around the worldThe Leiden programme stands out by involving philosophical traditions from around the world, and focuses on enriching opportunities for comparison and interaction.You will be able to apply yourself to studying:Continental European philosophyAnalytical philosophyArabic philosophyIndian philosophyEast-Asian philosophy (China, Japan, Korea)The programme combines a variety of methods for discussing complex issues, including historical reconstruction, cross-cultural comparison, conceptual analysis and interpretation theor
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- Full Time
International diploma equivalent of a Dutch pre-university education (VWO) diploma.
First year bachelor students: the statutory tuition fee of the academic year 2023-2024 for first-year bachelor students is €1157.
Application deadline for EU students is May 1.
- 3 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning