• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The Ph.D. Program in Philosophy taught in English, besides studies in residence, offers an opportunity for distance learning). This Program provides instruction in all major areas of Western Philosophy; besides, the doctoral dissertation can be written on a topic from Eastern Philosophy as well - an expert in this field will be appointed as the supervisor.

About

This program secures guidelines by faculty and leaves enough room for student’s own preferences. It is accredited by the The National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency this accreditation is valid throughout the EU/UK/EEA and Switzerland. The degree is recognized worldwide including the EU/UK/EEA and Switzerland, the US, Canada, Russia, Turkey, China, Indian Sub-Continent, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Accreditation

Accredited by the The National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Please allow at least 3 months for the recognition of your master's degree by Sofia University.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      The Ph.D. Program in Philosophy taught in English, besides studies in residence, offers an opportunity for extramural studies (extramural studies is a Bulgarian
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Psychoanalysis and Philosophy
  • Philosophical Anthropology, Applied Ethics
  • Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Social Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Intercultural Relations
  • Continental Philosophy
  • Philosophy for Children

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Eligibility Requirement: Master's degree in any field. No previous degree in philosophy is needed. No age discrimination or limit.
  • Checklist: CV, two letters of recommendation, standardized tests scores are NOT required. No application fee (for citizens of EU/EEA and Switzerland a 32 € fee is charged and an entrance exam is held). any field. No previous degree in philosophy is needed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    565 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 565 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • EU/EEA Distance learning/extramural fee: € 400 one time registration fee.
  • Non-EU/EEA Distance learning/extramural fee: € 3 300 per school year.

Living costs for Sofia

  • 795 - 1220 BGN/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • Full tuition waiver plus monthly stipend are available for EU/EEA students.

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