18 months
Duration
3850 EUR/year
893 EUR/year
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About

The MA Program in Philosophy from The University of Sofia, taught in English, provides instruction in all major areas of Western Philosophy; besides, the master’s thesis can be written on a topic from Eastern Philosophy as well - an expert in this field will be appointed as the supervisor.

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Overview

This Philosophy master program offered by The University of Sofia secures guidelines by faculty and leaves enough room for student’s own preferences. The degree is recognized worldwide including the EU/EEA and Switzerland, the US, Canada, Russia, Turkey, China, Indian Sub-Continent, Latin America, and the Middle East.

The MA Program in Philosophy from The University of Sofia, taught in English, provides instruction in all major areas of Western Philosophy; besides, the master’s thesis can be written on a topic from Eastern Philosophy as well - an expert in this field will be appointed as the supervisor.

Programme Structure

Courses offered:

  • Philosophical Anthropology
  • Ethics
  • Art in Contemporary World
  • Axiology
  • Philosophical Method
  • Philosophy of Subjective Action
  • Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Truth and Meaning
  • Philosophy of Intercultural Relations
  • Social Philosophy
  • Continental Philosophy
  • Existential Dialectics
Five courses need to be take over each of  the first two semester and two in the third; there is a master's thesis requirement to be fulfilled in the third semester.

Audience

Bachelor degree holders in any field of humanities and social sciences are welcome to apply. We also consider applications of candidates with degrees in fine and performing arts, music, computer science and law.

This degree provides an opportunity to teach at The International Baccalaureate and The European Baccalaureate school network, to work in the media, publishing houses, PR agencies, as well as to continue education on doctoral level at Sofia University and all over the world.

Lecturers

 All faculty teaching at the program are approved by the Bulgarian State Highest Assessment Commission. They feature successful teaching experience in this country and abroad and are well published in Bulgarian and English.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applicants should start their application 3 months before the deadline as the bachelor of the applicant needs to be officially recognized by Sofia University. 

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Each course during the first and second semester awards 5 ECTS. The two courses in the third semester provide 7,5 ECTS each. Master's thesis is worth 15 ECTS.

Delivered

On Campus, Online
  • Self-paced
  • Exams and graduation only
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

How to apply:The applicants submit at the Department of Academic Affairs the documents as follows:

  • A set of application documents (forms)
  • A notarized copy of the bachelor's degree and transcript
       A document that certifies the payment of the application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3850 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3850 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    893 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 893 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA Distance learning/extramural studies: € 842 per school year.
  • Non-EU/EEA Distance learning/extramural studies: € 3 300 per school year. 

Funding

EU/EEA: State scholarships are available providing more than 75% tuition waiver and a monthly stipend eligibility beginning from the second semester.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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