Garden of Philosophy, Budapest

The philosophers in our department have a variety of specialties in philosophy and represent diverse philosophical perspectives.

Philosophical issues addressed in our programs include both traditional and contemporary topics from areas such as:

  • Epistemology
  • Ethics
  • History of Philosophy
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Social and Political Philosophy

The techniques brought to bear on these issues are analytical, formal, and historical.

Undergraduate Program

Our department offers a BA in philosophy, as well as a four minors and six clusters. The undergraduate program stresses Western philosophy, ancient and modern, and gives particular emphasis to recent and contemporary Anglo-American philosophy.

The department’s course offerings provide an excellent foundation for graduate work in law and cognitive science, as well as in philosophy itself.

A major in philosophy is also a valuable asset when combined with a major in political science, economics, or natural sciences such as biology, chemistry, geology, physics, and psychology.


The graduate program enables students to earn a doctor of philosophy.

Our graduate program emphasizes training for scholarly research and teaching. The department cooperates with the departments of computer science, brain and cognitive sciences, and linguistics in a graduate program in cognitive science.