History of Ideas

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Aarhus SU berettiget Bachelors 3 year Gymnasiel Aarhus university
City Aarhus
Student Scholarships SU berettiget
Category Bachelors
Duration 3 year
Admission Requirements Gymnasiel
Education Institution Aarhus university
History of Ideas

The ideas and thoughts that have characterized the Western world's history, from antiquity to today, will focus on the study of Ideas.
You will touch on various ideas on politics, morality and economy, aesthetics, religion and medicine. For example. deal with subjects like soul and body, education and upbringing, punishment and social control or management and organization. Common to these is that you will have to study them both in their historical, social and cultural context. You will thus gain a strong general education and acquire skills in communication and critical reflection.

You will as historian of ideas, study the philosophy of history orientations and major works, and you will learn to make philosophical thought processes and issues both orally and in writing. In the program, you will also get in on the Judeo-Christian world, political-economic, aesthetic and scientific ideas history as well as socialization. That is, the processes that help to determine the relationship between the individual and society or community. It can be things like gender roles, morals, language conditions or the social environment. You will need to examine how the great thinkers through the ages have imagined the good society.

Much of the teaching is through lectures, but you will also have to make presentations with your fellow students and read very much himself. Since much of the studio's tutorial is reading groups in the History of Ideas additional important part of education.

Job Opportunities

Working within the education system, the schools, architectural schools, universities, business school, seminars, colleges and library schools. Also opportunities for careers in publishing, mass media, as a cultural employee or as a consultant and information officer.

Application deadlines

15th of July