The Department of Philosophy is Sweden’s largest philosophy department, and is divided into Theoretical Philosophy and Practical Philosophy. It has a thriving research community and regularly hosts visiting speakers and conferences. Theoretical philosophy includes epistemology, metaphysics, logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of science, and as well as the history of philosophy.

Qualification requirements
In order to meet the general entry requirements, the applicant must have completed a second-cycle degree, completed courses equivalent to at least 240 higher education credits, of which 60 credits must be in the second cycle, or have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or elsewhere.

In order to meet the specific entry requirements, the general syllabus for doctoral studies in the field of theoretical philosophy stipulates that applicants must have at least 30 ECTS credits in theoretical philosophy at the advanced level (including a thesis), or something equivalent.

The entrance requirements must be met at the closing date for the application.

Only a person who will be or has already been admitted to a third-cycle programme may be appointed to a doctoral studentship. The primary assessment criterion in appointing a doctoral student should be the capacity to complete the education.

Closing date: October 15, 2020

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