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Tuition fee €3,740.00 per year
Application fee €50.00 one-time

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Joining the master’s programme in Philosophy will enable you to acquire historical and systematic knowledge covering a whole range of philosophical topics. You will learn how to think about fundamental “eternal” questions (e.g. ”What is the nature of things?”; ”How can one live a good life?”; “What is truth?“) as well as how to unravel contemporary issues (from issues pertaining to developments in science and technology to environmental and political concerns). As a master’s student, you will be integrated into one of our (often international) research groups. You will attain in actual research environment valuable skills needed for an academic career in philosophy, such as critical reading and analysis, academic writing, and preparation for presentations.

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Career opportunities

The two-year Master’s programme in Philosophy at the University of Tartu opens doors in the job market and is good preparation for anyone who seeks to continue their studies in philosophy to a doctoral level.

Our graduates have been highly valued and successful all over the world. In recent years, a number of our Master’s graduates have obtained doctoral degrees or are presently doing their PhDs for example in:

  • Germany (University of Konstanz);
  • UK (University of Cambridge, University of Bristol, King’s College London, University of York, University of Leeds);
  • Netherlands (University of Leiden);
  • USA (University of Yale, University of Southern California, University of Miami);
  • Canada (University of Western Ontario);
  • New Zealand (University of Auckland).

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Mar 15, 2019 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States