Master's in Philosophy (Research) Program By Radboud University |Top Universities

Radboud University

P.O. Box 9102, Nijmegen, NL, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree MPhil
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 32000-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Feb, Sep

The research Master's programme in Philosophy at Radboud University is the ideal place to acquire the training for a career in academic philosophy. You will gain the logic and reasoning skills needed to create well formulated arguments. You will also gain experience designing, conducting and presenting your research. You can choose between eight specialisations:

History of Philosophy (Research)

As a student of the Master's specialisation in the History of Philosophy at Radboud University, you will be part of a tight knit research group that works at the forefront of the world's research on the relation between philosophy and science. We offer a broad choice of courses, seminars and tutorials in the history of philosophy, covering all ages of the history of philosophy and science.

Metaphysics and Epistemology (Research)

The Master's research specialisation in Metaphysics and Epistemology focuses on age-old questions of being, truth and reality from a contemporary viewpoint. You will draw from other philosophical fields like Philosophy of Mind, Social and Political Philosophy, and Philosophical Anthropology.

Philosophical Anthropology (Research)

The Master’s specialisation in Philosophical Anthropology (Research) at Radboud University is a unique programme that studies the philosophical significance of questions related to approaches in phenomenological, psychoanalytical and gender and feminist theory.

Philosophical Ethics (Research)

As a student in our Master's specialisation in Philosophical Ethics (Research) at Radboud University you will learn about the ethical presuppositions that underlie contemporary socio-cultural debates from a hermeneutical perspective, engaging with philosophical texts from key authors. You will be affiliated with the Centre for Contemporary European Philosophy.

Philosophy of Language and Logic (Research)

In the Master’s specialisation in Philosophy of Language and Logic (Research) at Radboud University you’ll explore the richness of language from a social and evolutionary perspective. As a student in our Research Master's programme in Philosophy you will gain all the tools for a career in academics.

Philosophy of Mind (Research)

What is consciousness? Do we have a free will? As a student in our Research Master's in Philosophy of Mind (Research) at Radboud University you will try to answer these questions by combining analytical philosophy, continental phenomenology and empirical data.

Philosophy of Religion (Research)

The Master's specialisation in Philosophy of Religion (Research) at Radboud University explores classical questions concerning religion and the issues of religious pluralism and (in)tolerance. The programme focuses on the relation between philosophy and religion, in effect of modern and contemporary philosophy and religious experience.

Social and Political Philosophy (Research)

Studying Social and Political Philosophy (Research) at Radboud University means studying ‘the political' as an essential but conflict-ridden aspect of the human condition, and how politics is a way of coping with the issues resulting from this. As a student in our Research Master's programme in Philosophy you will gain all the tools for a career in academics.

About University

Radboud University is among the top one percent of universities in the world. What’s more, the 2010 Nobel Prize in physics was awarded to two professors connected to Radboud University. Radboud is the best traditional, general university in the Netherlands, according to the Dutch university information guide - Keuzegids Universiteiten 2020 and has won this award 8 times in 9 years.

International campus
The university is home to international students from 100 countries, and offers them 14 Bachelor’s and 35 Master’s programmes. Across its 7 faculties, teachers and researchers from over 50 countries explore all domains of science.

Radboud strives for the highest quality - not only in education, but also in its services. Its support services extend beyond the classroom, and give students the opportunity to practice sports or enjoy a mouth-watering meal. Also, the university offers a free Dutch course to each international student.

Pre-arrival services
The International Office of Radboud University provides special pre-arrival services for international students who are enrolling in an English-taught programme, including visa, housing, insurance and social activities. Students don’t have to be concerned about finding accommodation, as Radboud assists them with it.

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