O que eu aprenderei?

Practical Philosophy addresses the philosophical conditions for values, existential positions, norms for action and decisions. The core of the discipline is the analysis of normative positions and their foundations in metaphysics, epistemology and logic. The sub-areas of Practical Philosophy are moral philosophy and applied ethics, philosophy of law, political philosophy, decision and action theory, philosophy of religion and the philosophy of aesthetics.


The aim of the third cycle programmes at the Faculties of Humanities and Theology is to provide students with research and communication skills that prepare them for work in academia and wider society, nationally and internationally. PhD graduates from the Faculties of Humanities and Theology shall be nationally and internationally competitive in terms of publications, project applications and positions. The programme is to provide sufficient breadth and specialisation and appropriate teacher training to equip students for teaching posts in higher education.

The completion of the third cycle programme in Practical Philosophy results in a degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Outcomes for a degree of Doctor in Practical Philosophy:

Competence and skills

For the degree of Doctor in Theoretical Philosophy, the third-cycle student shall have acquired

– the ability to contribute to research development in Practical Philosophy creatively and constructively

– the ability to assess the sustainability, validity and relevance of arguments

– an understanding of the distinction between essential and peripheral elements in a philosophical argument

Judgement and approach

For the degree of Doctor in Practical Philosophy, the third-cycle student shall have acquired

– the ability to critically analyse positions and arguments on fundamental theoretical issues in the public debate

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculties of Humanities and Theology

Opções de estudo

Período integral (4 anos)

There are no tuition fees for doctoral studies at Lund University
Data de início

Esperado Janeiro, Setembro 2021


Lund University


SE-221 00, Sweden

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL (Paper-based) For English 6: Score of 4.5 (scale 1–6) in written test and a total score of 575.

Para estudantes internacionais

A person meets the general entry requirements for third-cycle courses and study programmes if he or she:

1. has been awarded a second-cycle qualification

2. has satisfied the requirements for courses comprising at least 240 credits of which at least 60 credits were awarded in the second-cycle, or

3. has acquired substantially equivalent knowledge in some other way in Sweden or abroad.

A proof of English proficiency consists of one of the following: English as your native language; a first degree from a Nordic country; a passing grade equivalent to a Swedish 3-year upper secondary course; a TOEFL score of at least 550, with no less than 213 points on the computer based test and no less than 79 on the internet-based one; An IELTS test, in which the "Academic Module" must be completed with at least 6.5 as a result and with no section scoring less than 5.0.

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