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University of Salzburg

Academic Year: 
2017 - 2018

Department Name

Department of Philosophy

Department Chair

Alexander Hieke,
Associate Professor

Degrees Offered

Ph.D., Terminal Masters

Online Degrees

Ph.D. None, Masters None

Areas of Specialization Offered

Applied Ethics, Meta-Ethics, Philosophy of Psychology, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Logic, Philosophy Politics and Economics (PPE)

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
Teaching Assistantships:
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
Other Financial Information:
Tuition is free for citizens of the European Union. For all others, the tuition is €727 per semester. 10-hour per week assistantships may be available for speakers of German.

Faculty


Members

Johannes Brandl, Assistant Professor
Bettina Bußmann, Assistant Professor
Christopher Gauker, University Professor
Alexander Hieke, Associate Professor
Leonard Menges, Assistant Professor
Julian Murzi, Assistant Professor
Patricia Palacios, Assistant Professor
Charlotte Werndl, University Professor

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

The department is especially strong in philosophy of science (with emphases in philosophy of statistics, climate change and philosophy of physics) and in philosophy of language and logic (with emphasis on formal semantics and semantic paradoxes) and philosophy of mind (with emphasis on philosophy of cognitive science). A doctoral degree is offered, and funding may be available from various sources (state grants to individuals, project grants), but there is no regular, annually offered source of funding.

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$0
Out of State: 
$925
Additional Information: 
A doctoral degree is offered, and funding may be available from various sources (state grants to individuals, project grants), but there is no regular, annually offered source of funding.

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts: 
No
Writing Sample: 
No
Minimum GPA Required?: 
No
GRE Required?: 
No
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 
Students must have a master's degree in philosophy in order to enroll. Students should arrange for an advisor in advance through personal communication with potential advisors in the department.

Master's


Program Strengths

The department is especially strong in philosophy of science (with emphases in philosophy of statistics, climate change and philosophy of physics) and in philosophy of language and logic (with emphasis on formal semantics and semantic paradoxes) and philosophy of mind (with emphasis on philosophy of cognitive science).

Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$0
Out of State: 
$925
Number of Required Courses: 
16
Additional Information: 
Tuition is free for EU citizens, €747 for others. There are small student fees.

Master's Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts Required?: 
Yes
Writing SampleRequired?: 
Yes
GRE Required?: 
No
GPA Required?: 
No
TOEFL Required?: 
No
Other Requirements: 
For those whose native language is not English, a certificate of a B2 level qualification in English will be required. A personal statement. See the program website for details.

Types of Master's

Terminal Master's: 
Yes
Non-Terminal Master's: 
No

Placement