About the School of Philosophy, Linguistics and Science Studies
The School of Philosophy, Linguistics and Science Studies encourages research and collaborations between scholars in various fields of knowledge and philosophical thought, working to strengthen the connection and solidarity between members of the Faculty of Humanities.
The School of Philosophy, Linguistics and Science Studies is a study and research framework for advanced Ph.D. studies in the following fields of knowledge: general philosophy, linguistics and language research, history of ideas and science, the philosophy of science and religious studies.
The school is also an academic and research host for partner departments, and promotes the initiation of multidisciplinary activities for researchers, such as conferences, integrative workshops and seminars, and collaborations between researchers of the various disciplines.
As an academic framework for Ph.D. studies, the school supports and encourages the training of doctoral students as independent researchers through the distribution of scholarships and incentive grants for publication of articles and academic excellence.
It also holds unique activities for its students which include, a doctorate student forum, methodological seminars in the relevant fields of knowledge, and reading and research based groups for Ph.D. students.
The school also operates two Master’s Degree programs: The Program of Cognitive Studies of Language and its Uses and The Program for Religious Studies. These programs offer both a research track (with thesis specialization) and a theoretical track, and operate directly under the auspices of the school umbrella as they are interdisciplinary programs.
Additional Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs are held in the various departments associated with the school including the Department of Philosophy, the Linguistics Department and the Cohn Institute which offers a Master’s degree track.
Head of School: Prof. Ruth Ronen
School Secretariat: Ms. Nava Weinstock