Welcome to the website of the Master Program in philosophy of science at the Institute of Philosophy at the Leibniz Universität Hannover.




Start Date

Application Deadline

Entry Requirement





Tuition Fees


Philosophy of Science

Master of Arts (M.A.)

2 years (120 ECTS)

1 April (Summer Term) or 1 October (Winter Term)

15 January (Summer Term), 15 July (Winter Term) 

Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in philosophy or a relevantly related discipline such as physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, mathematics, politics, social sciences, psychology, history, economics.  A personal statement of motivation as part of the application letter.


There is no tuition, except for a small fee "Semesterbeitrag" for administration, transport and the student union. This fee includes a transport ticket for the whole term for all of Niedersachsen (+Hamburg). The current “Semesterbeitrag“ for the Leibniz-University Hannover can be found here