Courses



Compulsory Modules (85 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 1: Theoretical Philosophy I (10 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Specialized capability to solve problems of theoretical philosophy in order to develop new insights, especially for integrating current research approaches from different disciplines of theoretical philosophy.
Compulsory Module 2: Practical Philosophy I (10 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Specialized capability to solve problems of practical philosophy in order to develop new insights, especially for integrating current research approaches from different disciplines of theoretical philosophy.
Compulsory Module 4: Weltanschauung and Dialogue: Philosophical and Theological Issues in Interdisciplinary Dialogue (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Ability to participate in a critical dialogue about systems of ideas, with special emphasis on understanding the peculiarity of the rationality of systems of ideas in general, and of systems of religious ideas in particular.
Compulsory Module 5: Gender-specific Aspects (2.5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Awareness of and reflection on gender-specific aspects in the philosophical and theological disciplines.
Compulsory Module 7: Theoretical Philosophy III (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Ability to academically analyse questions from philosophical anthropology with special regard to the development of a critical awareness about contemporary problems within this discipline, as well as its intersections with adjacent disciplines, e.g. empirical psychology.
Compulsory Module 8: Theoretical Philosophy IV (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Ability to academically analyse questions from epistemology, the theory of science, and logic with special regard to the development of a critical awareness about contemporary problems within these disciplines, as well as the intersections between them.
Compulsory Module 9: Practical Philosophy II (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Ability to academically analyse questions from ethics, social, and political philosophy with special regard to the development of a critical awareness about contemporary problems within these disciplines, as well as at their intersections.
Agreement on the topic, the scope and the form of the Master¿s Thesis on the basis of a brief summary of the contents (abstract) as well as agreement on the work processes and the study progress. Planning of an appropriate time frame for the completion of the Master¿s Thesis.
Compulsory Module 10: Preparation Master Thesis (7.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Nach erfolgreicher Absolvierung des Moduls sind die Studierenden in der Lage, eine inhaltliche Kurzbeschreibung der geplanten Masterarbeit (Exposé) zu verfassen, einen zeitlichen Ablauf zu skizzieren und eine schriftliche Masterarbeitsvereinbarung abzuschließen.
Compulsory Module 101 Master Thesis Defense (2.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of the compulsory modules 1-9, the elective modules, and the Master Thesis.
Learning Outcome: Ability to present one's own master thesis, to defend its results and to respond to questions arising in discussion.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).