The complex of educational programmes “Empowering philosophy”

State Scientific Institution “Institute of philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus” offers a range of educational programmes of various thematic focus for people of all ages: children and adolescents, students, specialists, elderly people.

Aim of the complex

To use the potential of philosophical knowledge, methods and approaches to improve the quality of life in different spheres: educational activities, career advancement, leisure activities, maintaining the psycho-emotional and cognitive well-being of the population.

Structure of the complex

Each element of the complex is an independent educational product, which has its own tasks, target group, methods of achieving educational results.

1. The programme of additional education for children and adolescents “Green Sun”

The programme focuses on children and adolescents at the age of 10-13 years.

Aim of the programme: formation of the skills of creative, critical thinking, use of logic, development of communication skills and competencies of joint group work, projects, learning the key concepts of philosophy and culture.

Duration of study: from 1 to 3 months. At the end of training, the certificate of the Institute of philosophy of the NAS of Belarus is given. There is also provided the online course for trainers that work on the programme of additional education for children and adolescents “Green Sun”.

2. Graduate and postgraduate study programmes at the Institute of philosophy of the NAS of Belarus

Developed for students and professionals that want to increase their professional competencies, promote building a successful academic career.

Fields of study:
09.00.03 – History of philosophy
09.00.05 – Ethics
09.00.08 – Philosophy of science and technology
09.00.11 – Social philosophy
09.00.13 – Philosophical anthropology, philosophy of culture
09.00.14 – Philosophy of religion and religious studies

Duration of training: internships – from 1 month to 1 year with the possibility of extension; postgraduate studies – up to 3 years with full-time education, up to 4 years – in distance studies.
Graduate students, who have successfully mastered the educational programme of graduate school, get a scientific qualification “Researcher”. Those who defended their dissertation are awarded the PhD degree.

3. The programme of prevention of mental aging for elderly people (“Programme of prevention of cognitive aging”)

It focuses on elderly people.

Aim of the programme: to prevent cognitive decline caused by age-related changes; help to overcome loneliness and social isolation of elderly people. Duration of training: from 1 month to 1 year. At the end of training, the certificate is given. There is also provided the online course for trainers that work on the programme of prevention of mental aging for elderly people (programme of prevention of cognitive aging).

Languages of study: Russian, English.

Conditions of cooperation: the Institute is ready to conduct training for all the interested in accordance with the proposed programmes, as well as to prepare coaches under service contracts.

Cooperation consent form on the programme



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