Courses for international students

2017 - 2018

The exchange periods for international students are:
- September 4- December 23 (block 1A - block 2A);
- February 12 - July 7 (block 3A - block 4B);
- September 4 - June 7 (block 1A - block 4B). 

Be aware that our academic year starts on September 4th, 2017.






Block 1A

The Early EnlightenmentSeptember 4 - October 10Bachelor 13,75
 Eight Contemporary
September 4 - October 10Bachelor 13,75

Block 1B

The Quest for Man 1October 9 - November 11Bachelor 13,75
 Thought ExperimentsOctober 9 - November 11Bachelor 13,75

Block 2A

The Quest for Man 2November 10 - December 23Bachelor 13,75

Block 2B

EcophilosophyJanuary 8 - February 10Bachelor 13,75

Block 3A

The High Enlightenment 1February 12 - March 17Bachelor 13,75

Block 3B

The High Enlightenment 2March 19 - April 21Bachelor 13,75



Block 4A

Social, Political and Moral
Philosophy 1
April 30 - May 26Bachelor 13,75

Block 4B

Social, Political and Moral
Philosophy 2
June 4 - July 7Bachelor 13,75

Block 1B

General Philosophy of ScienceSeptember 4 - October 10Bachelor 23,75
 Criticial Creative Reasoning and
Interdisciplinary Problem Solving
September 4 - October 10Bachelor 23,75

Block 1B

 Technology and Social Change October 9 - November 11 Bachelor 2 3,75
  Critique: The impact of Philosophy
on Social Sciences, Humanities
and Law
 October 9 - November 11 Bachelor 2 3,75

Block 2B

Analytic Metaphysics*January 8 - February 10 Bachelor 23,75



Block 3B

Descartes and SpinozaMarch 19 - April 21Bachelor 23,75



Block 4B

AestheticsJune 4 - July 7Bachelor 23,75

 * You can only take this course if you finished the course Thought Experiments.


If you would like to attend these courses as an exchange student from another faculty than philosophy, please send an email to the International Officer of the Faculty of Philosophy, ms. Lena Schots. Please provide sufficient information about your previous education and about your motivation.

Courses at other faculties / schools at Erasmus University

As an exchange student, it is also possible to follow courses at Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences and the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication of Erasmus University. During your exchange period, you have to take at least two courses in the philosophy department.

For the course descriptions of the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication are to be found here.
The registration form for these courses is at the bottom of that page.

For the course descriptions of Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences: see here. Please note that all faculties work with different yearly time schedules!

Prof. dr. L. van Bunge

Email address
(010) 4088995
Tinbergen building | Building