There are many opportunities to enhance your major coursework with special activities and experiences.

The Dialectic

The Dialectic is the annual University of New Hampshire's undergraduate philosophy journal. The journal publishes philosophical essays on all topics and accepts and encourages submissions from any university. It is the journal’s goal to promote an international philosophical dialogue amongst undergraduates.

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Research Opportunities

As a major research university, UNH provides all students with the unique and valuable opportunity to conduct research during their undergraduate years.

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Scholarship and Award Recipients

Majors are often nominated by multiple faculty for annual awards. 

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The Department offers awards that recognize excellence in the major.


The Socratic Society

A student-led discussion group on all matters philosophical.

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Study Away

Many of our students study abroad and earn credit toward their degrees in countries all over the world. Opportunities are also available for exchange at American universities.

COLA Study Abroad
UNH Study Abroad
National exchange

Northern New England Philosophical Association (NNEPA)

The Northern New England Philosophical Association promotes the study of philosophy and the exchange of philosophical ideas. The organization of scholars meets annually. The University of New Hampshire has hosted the annual conference several times. The executive secretary for the Association is Paul McNamara, associate professor of philosophy at UNH.

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