Philosophy

Studying philosophy in university is a great choice for those who are interested in Humanities and wishes to complete the most comprehensive education in Humanities area. Nowadays studying philosophy in foreign universities is becoming very popular.

Philosophy studies in their contemporary view are very connected with disciplines like political studies, religious studies, anthropology, theology, cultural studies, and others. Studying philosophy gives students an opportunity to meet all humanities disciplines, and get access to huge amount of ideas and questions from past and present.

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Why study philosophy?

 

Most undergraduate students interested in studying philosophy have doubts about their future career. Certainly, there is a strong stereotype that finding a job after getting a degree in philosophy is extremely difficult. Nevertheless, studying  Philosophy (especially in one of the world leading universities) is a great first step to your future career. Studying philosophy gives you skills that will always be relevant, no matter what path you will choose. Philosophy teaches you how to write clearly, how to explain difficult ideas, how to find connections between different ideas or statements. But what is the most important - Philosophy teaches how to think, and this skill will be relevant to any career path you choose. But besides career, there is much more important part of your life - the development of your personality. Studying philosophy helps people to realize themselves as thinking and social creatures, gives deep understanding of political and social life of humanity.

 

How to apply?

 

The application process for Philosophy studies depends on the degree level, chosen university and country and many other criteria. As most Philosophy programs you can find on our website are taught in English, language proficiency is always required. Academic transcripts, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, GRE scores are often asked to submit.

The length of program usually depends on the chosen university and country. For example, Masters programs in United Kingdom often last one year, and Bachelors program - three years, as in other countries the length of these programs is usually two and four years.

Best universities teaching philosophy

 

According to QS Top Universities Ranking, the best university teaching Philosophy is the University of Pittsburgh, USA. The University of Pittsburgh provides several different study programs. Students can also choose a double program and study Philosophy and other chosen discipline. The University also offers different scholarships for outstanding students wishing to get a degree in Philosophy.

The list of leading universities teaching philosophy mostly consists of UK and USA universities: University of Oxford, New York University, Rutgets University, Harvard University. All these universities provide strong support for excellent students and have great employer reputation.
If you wish to study Philosophy in Russia, you probably should choose Moscow or St. Petersburg State Universities, as they provide the strongest Philosophy programs in Russia.

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PhD Philosophy programs

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