Study a Master in Theology, Philosophy, or Culture Studies
Profit from a multidisciplinary program in small classes with lecturers from different departments, in which you will debate societal issues and developments, discovering new insights on theology, philosophy, and society.
Our Master's programs in Theology, Philosophy, and Culture Studies
Christianity and Society1 year English Starts end of August
Reflect critically on Christianity in the public space and the tensions that arise in the dialogue with modern society and world religions. The program links theological and religious sources of the past with current social, economic and political issues. Special attention is given to Catholic Social Thought, which deals with issues such as the relation between religion and state, and the contribution of capitalism to justice and happiness.
Philosophy of Contemporary Challenges1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Critically engage with key challenges that contemporary societies are facing today, such as climate change, migration, populism, racism and economic inequality. Learn how to review familiar ideas with regard to such issues and how to reform or revise these ideas in order to face the challenge at hand.
Philosophy of Data and Digital Society1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Examine the impact of datafication and digitalization on social institutions, science, our work, our daily lives, and even our friendships. Reflect on fundamental ethical and political questions that arise. Learn how you can help shape a morally acceptable digital social world.
Philosophy of Humanity and Culture1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Delve into the history of modern and contemporary continental philosophy. Analyze texts and theories of some of the greatest thinkers of our time to gain a deeper understanding of humanity and society. Use this to shed new light on fundamental questions about art, culture, identity, and being human.
Philosophy of Mind and Psychology1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Take a philosophical approach to understand the human psyche. Delving into philosophical texts and reflecting on findings from other relevant disciplines - such as psychology, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence - you will gain more insights into mental phenomena, such as: 'emotions’, ‘intelligence’ and ‘cognition’, as well as ethical and existential questions.
Health Humanities1 year English Starts end of August
Combine insights from cultural studies, philosophy, history, and anthropology to approach contemporary issues related to mental and physical health. Study how perceptions of illness and health are historically and culturally situated. Reflect on current and technological developments within the healthcare domain.
Management of Cultural Diversity1 year English Starts end of August
Become an expert in managing a culturally diverse workforce within companies and organizations. Work on policies solving important societal challenges, such as equal opportunities in the labor market, the educational or the healthcare system and the participation of refugees in society.
Art and Media Studies1 year English Starts end of August
Study how artistic and cultural expressions develop under the influence of digitalization, mediatization, and privatization of public space. Combine theories from different disciplines, such as media, cultural and literary studies, sociology, and philosophy. Analyze how innovations come about, what their implications are for society, and learn how to communicate about them professionally.
Digital Culture Studies1 year English Starts end of August
Learn to analyze the impact of our digital culture on individuals, communities, and society as a whole. Digital technologies are an intrinsic feature of everyday life in today’s society. New modes of social interaction have emerged, involving intense activity on social media, the use of apps and information technology. Data gathering and algorithmic patterning influence our access to information, how we present ourselves, and how we see others.
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