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Course Catalogue Master Humanistic Studies

A full description of the masters's curriculum is given below. A course desciption in English is only available for courses offered in English.  Click on the titles of these courses for the description. Although the programme has been put together with great care, changes may occur. 


In the first semester of the academic year 2024-2025, the following courses from the Master's programme will be offered in English. International students can follow this semester with the Erasmus exchange programme, including one course from the master’s programme Care Ethics and Policy.  

   

Master Humanistic Studies First year

Course title

ECTS

Period

Humanistic Studies: Nature and Man

7.5

I

Existential Counseling from a Humanist Perspective7.5I
Meaning and Health

7.5

II

Philosophy of Science7.5II
Future Challenges to Humanity and Humanism

7.5

III

Ethics and Policy for a Humane and Caring Society

7.5

III

Humanism and Education

7.5

IV

Worldviews and Religion in the Secular Time

7.5

IV

8 courses; total number of ECTS
60

Second year

Course title

ECTS

Period

Moral and Citizenship Education (EDIC)

7.5

I

Pursuing Social Justice: Redistribution, recognition and representation7,5I
Methods of Humanist Chaplaincy [elective]7.5II
Ritual Counseling [elective]7.5II
Transitional Justice and Human Rights: an interdisciplinary perspective [elective]7.5II

Conflict and Violence [elective]

7.5

III

Chaplaincy, Education and Professionalisation [elective]7.5III

Coaching Skills [elective]

7.5

III

Loss and Grief [elective]

7.5

III

Moral Dialogue and Moral Competences [elective]7.5IV
Narrative Research and Oral History7,5IV

Traineeship

22.5

(I),II, III, IV

12 courses; total number of ECTS
105.5

Third year

Course title

ECTS

Period

Humanistic practices in a globalising world

7.5

I
Practice Oriented Mixed Methods Research

7.5

I
Master Thesis
22.5III
3 courses; total number of ECTS
37.5
+ room for elective courses of 22.5 ECTS
60