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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Practical Philosophy, Social Philosophy & Center for Human Studies and Social Change - Rahel Jaeggi


Bachelor and Master Thesis // Letters of Recommendation


If you want to write your bachelor- or master thesis under the supervision of Prof. Jaeggi, please read the following information:


  • BA/MA Supervision and Appointments: Please book your appointment here by stating the topic of your inquery. After booking and receiving a confirmation of you appointment, please send an abstract of your thesis to Prof. Rahel Jaeggi and cc Tzvetomila Pauly not later than 10 days before the appointment. Be aware that abstracts received within shorter time frames might not be reviewed.
  • MA Participation at the Colloquium in Social Philosophy: Taking part in the weekly research colloquium for at least 2 semesters is mandatory for master students under the supervision of Prof. Jaeggi. The colloquium is not designed for BA-students. Requests to participation can be sent to Tzvetomila Pauly.
  • BA/MA Oral Examination: After receiving the results of your written work from the Examination Office, please contact Tzvetomila Pauly to arrange for an oral examination. Once fixing the date, kindly send Prof. Rahel Jaeggi and cc Tzvetomila Pauly your position paper but not later than 2 days before the oral exam. During the exam, you will be asked to present your thesis from your position paper for about 10 minutes. This will be followed by a short Q&A discussion. A BA oral exam takes 20 minutes, a MA exams - 30 minutes.
  • BA/MA/PhD Recommendations: If you need a letter of support, confirmation or recommendation, please make sure that you have visited seminars at the Chair of social philosophy and that your project is linked to Prof. Jaeggi's research area. Please submit such a request to Prof. Rahel Jaeggi and cc Tzvetomila Pauly not later than 14 days before your actual deadline.

Winter Term 2020 -2021


Philosophical Colloquium 

The philosophical colloquium on social philosophy is mostly held in German- However, there might be sessions with English speaking guests, where the language is English.

Attendance only after personal invitation, please contact Prof. Rahel Jaeggi and cc Tzvetomila Pauly.