LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Logic and Philosophy of Science

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Philosophy
English only & German language course
Winter semester: 10 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent). The program is not just open to philosophy and logic undergraduates but it also aims to attract undergraduates from relevant scientific disciplines, such as mathematics, physics, biology, chemistry, neuroscience, computer science, engineering, economics, linguistics, psychology, cognitive science, the social sciences or related disciplines.

GPA Rate 2.00

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min C1
CEFR German
min A1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English native speakers are exempt from providing proof by IELTS or equivalent. Students who are admitted to the MA program are required to obtain a certificate in a basic German course of Level A1 (of the “Gemeinsame Europäischer Referenzrahmen für Sprachen”) until the end of the first year of their studies in the MA program. It is, of course, also possible to satisfy this requirement before starting the MA program in Munich.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:November 01 (German)November 01 (EU)November 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

To apply, please make sure to submit the following documents as PDF files:

  1. cover letter of 1-2 pages in which you explain why you would like to join the MA program and what qualifications you have to do so.
  2. CV (including, among others things, the list of courses you have taken as an undergraduate).
  3. A copy of your transcript of records documenting your previous studies and degree(s) that are required to be equivalent to at least 150 ECTS, with an average grade of 2.0 or better. If your transcript is in neither German nor English, please make sure to submit a separate document (in English or German) explaining the meaning of your grades.
  4. writing sample in English. You may submit a term paper, a part of your undergraduate thesis, a published paper, or any other piece of writing that indicates your ability to understand, criticize, and develop philosophical arguments. A writing sample should not exceed 15 pages.
  5. Proof of English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  6. Please ask two referees to send a confidential letter of recommendation on official letterhead as a pdf file to [email protected], with your full name as the subject.

Applicants who are not German citizens must also apply to the International Office. The deadlines for this particular application may vary from semester to semester.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website