Department of Philosophy & Social Studies
University of Crete
Campus of Rethymnon
Phone number: ++30 2831077211/15/16
Fax number:++30 2831077222
Department of Philosophy and Social
of Philosophy and Social Studies, located at the Rethymno campus
in Gallos, is one of the oldest departments of the University
of Crete; it has been operating since 1977. It is organized in
two Divisions corresponding to two major areas of study: Philosophy,
and Theory and Methodology of Social Sciences. The curriculum
combines philosophy with psychology, sociology, cultural anthropology
and education in order to shed light on some of the most fundamental
questions in the study of human nature and society.
The B.A. degree represents a variety of disciplines related
to the above major areas of specialization as well as practical
teacher training for those who wish to pursue a teaching
career in Secondary Education. At the end of their second
year of study, students choose their major area of interest,
i.e. Philosophy or Theory and Methodology of Social Sciences.
The Department currently has about 680 undergraduate students
and more than 50 postgraduate students.