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The Munich School of Ancient Philosophy (MUSAPh) invites applications for funded doctoral positions. Dissertation proposals are welcome in all areas of ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, their medieval reception in Arabic and Latin, and textual criticism. Please pass along this announcement to interested students and post our flyer (attached).

MUSAPh is a joint program of the Classics and Philosophy Departments at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU). It is directed by Professors Peter Adamson, Oliver Primavesi and Christof Rapp. In addition, it boasts a substantial number of additional faculty and researchers. Graduate students and visiting fellows round out the exceptionally large and lively ancient philosophy community, which provides an ideal environment for graduate study.

Doctoral fellowships cover three years, the period of dissertation research and writing. Complementing their dissertation research, doctoral students in MUSAPh participate in a wide array of advanced seminars, reading groups and workshops. Doctoral students may also avail themselves of the opportunity to teach if desired. Dissertations may be written in German or in English and most advanced seminars and reading groups are run in English.

We strongly encourage applications by February 15th, 2017 and hope to make initial offers very soon thereafter. Applications will continue to be reviewed on a rolling basis as long as places remain.

Please visit our website ( for more information about the program and instructions for how to apply. Inquiries about the program can be directed to: