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Philosophy: Moral and Political Philosophy


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The Master's in Philosophy: Moral and Political Philosophy at Leiden University offer an excellent opportunity to explore fundamental issues in moral and political philosophy.

The programme capitalises on Leiden University's internationally-acclaimed expertise in practical philosophy which covers the entire gamut of moral and political philosophy. The Leiden Institute of Philosophy hosts the Centre for Political Philosophy which brings together all researchers with an active interest in political philosophy from different institutes, branches and fields of study at Leiden University, making Leiden one of the best places to study Moral and Political Philosophy.

This programme focuses on fundamental problems of moral and political philosophy. You will be immersed in philosophical reflection on the foundations and normative principles underlying individual action and society. Questions such as the relation between individual responsibility and structural justice, the nature of our moral discourse, and the fundamentals of practical judgment will be on the menu.

This challenging programme attracts talented and highly-motivated students. In-class discussions will help you develop analytical and communicative skills. Classes are deliberately kept small to ensure a high level of contact between students and lecturers.




Master of Arts


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 20,900


Application requirements

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Language requirements

IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 20,900
Information not available
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 15 May '24 1 Apr '24


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2311 EZ Leiden
071 - 5271111

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