The Institute of Philosophy at the University of Bern is one of the largest philosophy departments in Switzerland. It consists of up to 35 researchers and employees. In addition, the Institute is pleased to be welcoming many world-renowned philosophers each semester, as guests to a considerable number of international workshops, lecture series, and courses organized by the Institute. The Institute of Philosophy is subdivided into three departments, the department for logic and theoretical philosophy, the department for practical philosophy and the department for history of philosophy, which are supported by a shared administrative office.
Spring semester 2023
Spring semester 2023 (German)
Courses on climate and philosophy
on being awarded an SNF Starting Grant at the Department of Arts, Media and Philosophy at the University of Basel
„Just Parenthood: The Ethics and Politics of Childrearing in the 21st Century“
on starting the Professorship in Philosophy at the Humboldt Center for the Humanities at the University of Ulm
on being awarded an SNF Prima Grant
"Climate Change Adaptation through the Feminist Kaleidoscope — Toward a Feminist Philosophy of Climate Science"
on starting a tenure track Assistant Professorship (RTDb) at the University of Perugia
New Episode | December 2022
Andreas Cassee and Anna Goppel interview philosophers on various topics in ethics and political philosophy.
Five reasons in favor of the Master in Philosophy at the University of Bern
About the master program Political, Legal, and Economic Philosophy
Write your thesis with the research project
How Far Does Reflective Equilibrium Take Us? Investigating the
Power of a Philosophical Method
Meta(φ) is a student online journal for philosophy at the University of Bern. The annually published journal entails student essays of all schools of philosophy.
Hier finden Sie eine fakultätsweite Zusammenstellung von ausgewählten Kursen für das HS 2022
The non-profit society aims to combat gender inequality in philosophy. This includes connecting women and their allies to create a support network, educating about issues which impact women in academia, providing career support resources to women as well as providing space to discuss issues that impact women generally.
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