History, Philosophy and Culture of Science (HPS+)full time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Bochum


  • No information

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study
  • History of Science
  • Culture and Technology
  • Philosophy

Epistemology, History of Science, Science and Technology Studies

Target group

Bachelor graduates of both the humanities and social sciences as well as the MINT subjects (Mathematics, Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Technology)


For this course in particular there are Eramus partnerships with Vienna, Utrecht, Mexico City, others are being planned.

Admission modus

Selection procedure / qualifying examination

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Examination of special suitability: Essay and selection interview \; Further entry requirements: Science-theoretical and scientific-historical foundations of at least 6 CP \; In addition, in the case of a degree with a Mathematical, Scientific or Engineering specialisation, Humanities and Social Science studies amounting to a total of at least 30 CP \; Knowledge of the German language (German Abitur, DSH 2 or Test DaF 4x4 or better) and knowledge of the English language at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference

Lecture period
  • 09.10.2023 - 02.02.2024
  • 08.04.2024 - 19.07.2024

Tuition fee

The social contribution for the winter semester 2023/2024 is EUR 362.62.

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service