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Logic and Philosophy of Science

Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich

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About

Our Master (MA) program in Logic and Philosophy of Science offered by Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich was founded in October 2012. It is an international MA program of the Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Religious Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich.

Overview

Key facts

Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich has a long-standing tradition in both philosophy of science and logic reaching back to the time of Wolfgang Stegmüller and Kurt Schütte. In recent years, this tradition has been revived by establishing two new chairs in logic and philosophy of language (held by Hannes Leitgeb) and in philosophy of science (held by Stephan Hartmann), and by founding the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP). Hannes Leitgeb was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in 2010. In April 2012, a second Alexander von Humboldt Professorship was awarded to Stephan Hartmann.

The MCMP provides a lively environment for studying Logic and Philosophy of Science. The MCMP is embedded into the Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Religious Studies at LMU which is one of the largest in the German-speaking world, covering a wealth of philosophical research areas, and attracting students and researchers from around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Logic
  • Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics
  • General Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of the Special Sciences
  • Rational Choice and Formal Epistemology
  • Themes in Analytic Philosophy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A cover letter of 1-2 pages in which you explain why you would like to join our MA program and what qualifications you have to do so.
  • A CV (including, among others things, the list of courses you have taken as an undergraduate).
  • A copy of your transcript of records documenting your previous studies and degree(s) that are required to be equivalent to at least 150 ECTS, with an average grade of 2.0 or better. If your transcript is in neither German nor English, please make sure to submit a separate document (in English or German) explaining the meaning of your grades.
  • A writing sample in English. You may submit a term paper, a part of your undergraduate thesis, a published paper, or any other piece of writing that indicates your ability to understand, criticize, and develop philosophical arguments. A writing sample should not exceed 15 pages.
  • Tuition Fee

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    • EU/EEA

      Free
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    Semester fee of approximately 130 € for each student

    Living costs for München

    1078 - 1689 EUR /month
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