The Department of Philosophy at the University of Vienna is large in international comparison and supported by the multifaceted expertise of its staff members. We feel compelled to offer a range of courses reflecting the breadth of the field of philosophy while also upholding high standards within each specialized subject area. Learn more about the department >


The Institute of Philosophy regrets the circumstances which force the Central European University to relocate large parts of its teaching programmes from Budapest to Vienna. We reject all denunciations of the CEU and look forward to a close cooperation.


Current professorship vacancies


The following professorship vacancies are to be filled in the area of Philosophy:



Die Funktionsperiode des neuen Institutsvorstands vom Institut für Philosophie und seiner Stellvertreter_innen dauert von 01.10.2018 bis 30.09.2020.

16.08.2018 09:00

Neues Institutsgebäude (NIG), 2nd Floor, Lecture Room 2i | Universitätsstraße 7, 1010 Vienna




Neues Institutsgebäude (NIG), 3rd Floor, Room 3D | Universitätsstraße 7, 1010 Vienna

29.06.2018 13:00

BIG Hörsaal, Hauptgebäude der Universität Wien | Universität Wien, Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien

25.06.2018 18:30

Main Building of the University of Vienna, 3. Stock, Lecture Hall 16, Mezzanine floor, Staircase 5, Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien

19.06.2018 17:00

Alte Kapelle, Campus der Universität Wien, 1090 Wien

18.06.2018 09:00

University of Vienna, Main Building, Marietta-Blau Saal, Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien

13.06.2018 11:41

Campus of the University of Vienna, Hof 1, Aula, 1090 Vienna


Das Institut für Philosophie trauert um Univ.-Prof. Dr. Barbara Schneider-Taylor (1960 – 2018), Dekanin der Fakultät.


Das Institut für Philosophie trauert um Doz. Prof. Dr. Franz M. Wuketits (1955 – 2018).