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Philosophy: Philosophy of Knowledge


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The Master's programme in Philosophy of Knowledge at Leiden University is your opportunity to investigate the connections between philosophy and science in historical perspective.

Being the oldest university in the Netherlands, Leiden university hosts a dedicated group of internationally acclaimed philosophers who specialize in the Philosophy of Knowledge.

Taught by Leiden University's internationally acclaimed faculty, this programme investigates the connections between philosophy and science in historical perspective. You will specifically focus on the history and development of theories and methods in the intellectual endeavours known as philosophy and science.

This intellectually-rigorous programme is your opportunity to explore the fascinating ways in which these fields interact and influence each other.

Learn alongside talented and highly-motivated students. Discussions and debates with classmates will help fine-tune your reasoning skills and ability to formulate logical and persuasive arguments. Classes are kept deliberately small to allow for a high level of interaction with your lecturers, many of whom are leading researchers in their fields.




Master of Arts


1 year

ECTS credits

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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
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 15 May '24 1 Apr '24


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Rapenburg 70
2311 EZ Leiden
071 - 5271111

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