Welcome to the website of the Department of Philosophy!
Our institute offers a broad range of research and teaching in most fields of philosophy, since we are one of Germany's bigger departments: Eight professors and in total about forty members of faculty take care of about 1300 students.
A vast number of research activities, regular special lectures, international conferences and the cooperation with other faculties or universities ensure a stimulating environment for students and postgraduates as well as visiting scholars.
If you are a visiting scholar,
If you are a prospective international student
or an incoming Erasmus student,
please check the website for international visitors provided by the Goethe-University's International Office. There you will find further contact addresses and informations about the university, applications, language requirements, and enrollment.
Below you find descriptions of the main degree programmes at the Institute of Philosophy:
Please use the following e-mail-adress to contact our secretary:
Contact details are available in the right column under "Kontakt".
- Individuals can be found in the list of faculty members.
- Ongoing research is listet in our database on projects and cooperations.
- Directions are available on the campus map (Westend).
- Admissions information for all students is provided by the International Office.
- MA-Applicants should check the Goethe-University's Gateway to Master's Degree Programs.
- For further information, please check the main English Goethe-University-Website.