The 2023-24 EPSA Fellowship competition closed on 10 May 2023.

Participating Institutions 2023/24

The EPSA Fellowship scheme is made possible by the generous support of these participating institutions, which cover the full costs of the visits. We would like to express our enormous gratitude to each and every one of them.

The following participating institutions (in alphabetical order) will each welcome one fellow, in the areas suggested by the key words:





Aarhus University, Denmark

Centre for Science Studies

Broad areas: History and philosophy of science/mathematics, scientometrics, social epistemology, metaphilosophy, history of philosophy of science

Specific topics: theory choice, case study approach, rationality, explanation, predictivism debate, experimental philosophy, authorship, collaboration, publication, Kuhn, realism debate, visual thinking in math, structuralism in math.


University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Institute for Language, Logic and Computation

Fields:  Philosophy and History of Social Science, Medicine / Psychiatry, Cognitive Science, AI

Themes: Explanation, Modelling, Evidence, Causation


University of the Basque Country, Spain

IAS-Research Centre for Life, Mind and Society,
Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science

Philosophy of biology, organizational approach & organicism, extended evolutionary synthesis, individuality, teleology, hierarchies & levels of organization, origins & definition of life, symbiosis, Gaia hypothesis, dialectical systems, complex systems, models of reproduction, pregnancy, health and disease, agency, enactivism, situated cognition, sensorimotor life


University of Bordeaux and CNRS, France

Immunoconcept and PhilInBioMed

We would prefer by far applicants who have a background in the biological or biomedical sciences and have a strong interest in actively collaborating with scientists.


University of Bristol, UK

Department of Philosophy

Philosophy of physics, philosophy of biology, metaphysics of science, philosophy of AI, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of psychology


University of Bucharest, Romania

ICUB-Humanities & Faculty of Philosophy

-Early modern science, Bacon, Descartes; 

-Philosophy of cognitive science, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of psychiatry;

-Philosophy of logic, higher order logics and set theory;

-Ethics of AI, applied ethics of emerging technologies, cognitive technologies


University of Exeter, UK

Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences (Egenis)

The nature, historical precedents, and philosophical, social, and scientific implications of the modern biosciences, including the effects on families of mental health diagnoses, the classification of microbes, or the impact of open data on researchers in low-resource environments.


University of Geneva, Switzerland

Department of Philosophy

Philosophy of the biological and biomedical sciences, language evolution, philosophy of physics, general philosophy of science


Leibniz Universitat Hannover, Germany

Institute fur Philosophie

Themes: science and values; trust in science; experimentation; models; climate science; evolutionary explanations; ethics and epistemology of AI; free will.
Fields: ethics and philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, philosophy of biology, philosophy of psychology, philosophy of economics; HPS.


Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (KLI), Vienna, Austria


Philosophy of life sciences, philosophy of social sciences, general epistemology


University of Leeds, UK

Centre for History and Philosophy of Science

Philosophy of physics, philosophy of biology, metaphysics of science, explanation, causality, evolution, natural kinds, mechanisms, conservation metaphysics, cultural evolution, biological individuality, metaphysics of race


London School of Economics, UK (up to £1k)

Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science

Decision theory, philosophy of the social sciences, philosophy of economics, moral and political philosophy, philosophy of physics, philosophy of biology, philosophy of cognitive science, AI ethics, philosophy of probability, formal epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of law


Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Centre for the Philosophy of Science and Society

History and Philosophy of Biology, digital humanities, evolution, chance, philosophy of physics, emergence, symmetry, philosophy of maths


Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Institute d’histoire et de philosophie des sciences et des techniques (IHPST)

Philosophy of ecology; biodiversity; stochasticity; data-mining; ground; rationality; mathematical practice; structural realism


Università degli Studi di Torino (University of Turin), Italy

Center for Logic, Language and Cognition

Probabilistic inference, causal inference, confirmation and induction, philosophy of psychology/neuroscience, psychology of reasoning, scientometrics, logic, conditional reasoning


University of Utrecht, Netherlands

Descartes Centre

Philosophy of physics, philosophy of biology.

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