The Department of Philosophy at the University of Pardubice was formed on the 1st of January 2010 out of a combined Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy that had been founded a decade earlier in 2000. The Department of Philosophy provides teaching in philosophy at the following levels:
During their studies students become acquainted with the core problems of philosophy and special emphasis is placed upon philosophical questions relating to ethics, education, politics and science. Within this framework students follow the history of ideas from antiquity through to contemporary philosophy. The Socratic tradition, Kantian philosophy, philosophical comeniology, hermeneutics and phenomenology form the central areas of interest.