Bachelor's programme in Philosophy

This website provides a short overview of the Bachelor's programme in Philosophy (curriculum version 2017). Currently, this degree programme is primarily taught in German and admission to the programme requires German language skills (level C1). Courses taught in English may be open to Erasmus students, please click here for further information. 
Please consult the German version of this website for more detailed information.

General Information

  • Degree programme code: UA 033 541 [3]
  • Programme duration: 6 semesters (full-time)
  • ECTS: 180 ECTS
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA)


  • Active students: 2.684
  • Graduates in the summer term 2022: 39
  • Average time to graduation: 9,6 semesters

Last updated: 01.12.22

More detailed information regarding the statistical data of the University of Vienna can be found here. 



As a student at the University of Vienna you are subjected to the current version of the curriculum of your degree program. The curriculum contains all required information regarding composition and structure of your degree program. We encourage studying the curriculum thoroughly to help you organise your studies.

For ease of usage we have compiled a condensed overview version of the curriculum for the BA Philosophy (german only).