History and Philosophy of Science

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History and Philosophy of Science Website
Ph.D. Program Information

Degree Offered

Application Requirements

  • GRE General Test
  • TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers of English
  • A relevant writing sample
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation

Application Deadline

  • Fall: January 4
  • Spring: Admission granted in special circumstances

History and Philosophy of Science

The doctoral program in History and Philosophy of Science is a unique program offering students instruction leading to a discipline-based Ph.D. that prepares them for positions in history, philosophy, and theology or religion departments, and in specialized programs in the history and philosophy of science. Faculty members are drawn from several University departments, including English, History, Philosophy, and Theology. Read more about graduate studies in History and Philosophy of Science at Notre Dame.

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Director of Graduate Studies
Anna Geltzer
Telephone: (574) 631-5015 / (800) 813-2304
Fax: (574) 631-7418
Email: reilly@nd.edu

Financial Support

Tuition Scholarships
Stipend Support
Health Insurance Subsidy
Professional Development

Cost of Living

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