Welcome to the Division of Philosophy, Art, and Critical Thought at The European Graduate School

APPLICATIONS FOR SESSIONS IN 2019 ARE STILL OPEN:

Deadline to apply for the OCTOBER SESSION: SEPTEMBER 6, 2019

To enroll into individual seminars, without enrolling into a degree at EGS, the application is simplified. Click here to find out how to join EGS for individual seminars this October 2019.


The PACT Division features two degree programs (MA and PhD) in Philosophy, Art, and Social Thought↗, and Literary, Musical, and Visual Thought↗. These closely integrated programs bring together renowned philosophers, critical theorists, artists, and other practitioners (in digital design, music, architecture, and other fields) for uniquely structured programs that make The EGS a world leading institution for cross-disciplinary study and research.

  1. Campuses of startling and inspiring beauty in Valletta, Malta↗, and Saas Fee, Switzerland↗.
  2. An international community of exceptional students with diverse backgrounds.
  3. World-leading faculty↗ who explore in their seminars the foundations of modern thought and the urgent questions of our time.
  4. An absolute commitment to the vitality and quality of teaching. The EGS seeks to explore with its exceptional faculty what a academic institution can be.
  5. EU accredited degree programs↗ to prepare students for academic careers, work in NGOs and other public service, the arts, the media, and cultural sectors. The intensive seminar structure allows students to pursue other work or professional obligations throughout the year.