Erasmus+ - Philosophy


General questions about the Erasmus programme and advice:

Ramona Karatas, MA

Office hours Monday to Thursday
Online 10:00 - 11:00 h in 
in the office 12:00-13:00 in R12 S03 H81

Subject-specific questions:​

Dr. Alina Omerbasic-Schiliro (Department of Philosophy)

Erasmus+ Cooperations of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Duisburg-Essen

University Complutense Madrid (Spain)

Link to the institute

2 places, each for (up to) 9 months, open for B.A., M.A./M.Ed. and PhD students.

Language: Most courses are offered in Spanish, a few in English; good Spanish (CEFR B1) recommended.


University of Vienna (Austria), Department of Philosophy

Link to the exchange programme

Language: Most courses are offered in German, some in English.

Registration for students for the Erasmus+ programme

If you are interested in a stay abroad within the framework of the Erasmus+ programme, please be sure to also visit the corresponding pages of the International Office as well as the Faculty of Humanities, where you will find a lot of important information.

The application deadline for stays abroad in the following academic year (winter and summer semester!) is 31 January. You can find the details of the application procedure here. It is recommended to contact the Erasmus representative of the institute before applying.

Aurora Exchange Programme

In addition to the Erasmus Programme, the University of Duisburg-Essen also offers stays abroad through the Aurora Exchange Programme. The UDE cooperates with 10 Aurora universities from nine countries, 7 of which offer philosophy studies:

  • France: Université Grenoble Alpes
  • Great Britain: University of Aberdeen
  • Great Britain: University of East Anglia
  • Italy: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
  • Netherlands: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • Austria: Universität Innsbruck
  • Czech Republic: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci

 Information on this can be found at:

Lecturer mobility

The Erasmus programme also includes the possibility of lecturer mobility. For more information on this, please visit the relevant page of the International Office or contact the Erasmus Officer of the Institute.