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What is SIF?

"SIF" stands for "Středoevropský Institut Filosofie" ("The Central-European Institute of Philosophy"). The Institute promotes philosophy and transdisciplinary research. It achieves its goals through a specific curriculum and research, emphasizing the transdisciplinary and intercultural aspects and international cooperation. Furthermore,it hosts workshops and conferences,participates in several publishing activities and promotes the exchange of students and professors.


  • Internationales Forschungskolloquium 29.–30. September 2023 Villa Lanna, Prag Plakat Programm
  • Workshop Organized by the research project “Face of Nature in Contemporary French Phenomenology” (GAP 21-22224S) at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy, Department of Contemporary Continental Philosophy Program
  • Workshop Organized by the research project “Face of Nature in Contemporary French Phenomenology” (GAP 21-22224S) at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy, Department of Contemporary Continental Philosophy See the program
  • Internationales Forschungskolloquium 12.–13. November 2021 Villa Lanna, Prag Tagungsprogramm
  • Unter dem Titel “Haushaltungen. Erprobungen des oikologischen Denkens” fand am 30. September und am 1. Oktober 2021 im neuen Gebäude der Fakultät für Humanwissenschaften in Prag-Libeň das erste Kolloquium zur Oikologie statt, das künftig regelmäßig veranstaltet wird. Online zugeschaltet waren Teilnehmende aus Russland, Südamerika und Afrika. Tagungsprogramm
  • Grant project “The “Face of Nature” in Contemporary French Phenomenology. The Challenges of a New Meta-Ethics and Ecology” (GAP 21-22224S). July 2021 – June 2024 Husserl’s diagnose of the crisis of man becomes eminently actual once we understand it as the crisis both of man and of nature. For modern science has achieved such a success by pulling things out of the world and by transforming them into manipulated objects. ...
  • From 2021 to 2023, the SIF is conducting a three-year research project on Eugen Fink and French phenomenology in cooperation with the Bergische Universität Wuppertal, which is bilaterally funded by the DFG and GAČR. Cathrin Nielsen, Alessio Rotundo and Alexander Schnell are participating at Bergische Universität Wuppertal and Lutz Niemann, Karel Novotny and Hans Rainer Sepp at SIF. The project examines the influence that Eugen Fink’s thought has had on ...
  • Leib und Literatur – philosophische Perspektiven eine Konferenz in Kiel 15.-16.6.2019 Programm der Tagung
  • An International Conference organized by the Central European Institute of Philosophy (Faculty of Humanities, Charles University Prague and the Institute of Philosophy at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) Venue: Prague 1, Academic Conference Center, Husova 4a Dates: June 12-14, 2018. Download Program
  • Internationale Gemeinschaftstagung des Instituts für Deutsche und Französische Philosophie Faculty of Humanities, Charles University und des Philosophischen Seminars der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel 15. und 16. Juni 2018 Charles University Prag Programme herunterladen
  • 15 juin 2016 Faculté des sciences humaines de l’Université Charles de Prague U Kříže 8, Prague 5 salle 1036 Programme
  • Theodor Lipps, Alexander Pfänder, Moritz Geiger Wochendseminar von Karen Joisten (Universität Kassel) und Hans Rainer Sepp (Universität Prag) am 29. und 30. April 2016 in Prag-Jinonice, Fakultät für Humanwissenschaften Zeiten und Ort: Freitag, 29.04.: 14:30-18:00 in Raum 6022 Samstag, 30.04.: 09:00-12:00 | 13:00-15:30 | 16:00-18:00 in Raum5023 Freie Teilnahme – keine Anmeldung erforderlich Weitere Informationen
  • Journée d´études Date: le 19 mars. Adresse: 1, rue Jilská, Prague 1, salle nr. 124a Filosofický ústav AV ČR – www.flu.cas.cz Programme
  • A Charles University EKS Department project in collaboration with Druna Conception: Doc. Benedetta Zaccarello “Body as a medium” is an interdisciplinary project focusing on the role played by corporeity in some intersubjective practices related to artistic and therapeutic approaches as extra-ordinary situations where interactions and communication happen in forms that seems to question our idea of the self and its physical borders. The aim of the project is to observe analytically ...
  • Research program „Phenomenology and Semiotics“ of the Framework for the Developement of Scientific Domains at Charles University in Prague, accomplished by the Faculty of Humanities, has the honour of inviting you to a series of lectures on topics in contemporary French philosophy presented by Professor Anthony Steinbock from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, U. S. Professor Steinbock’s research interests include primarily contemporary German and French philosophy, especially phenomenology and its development ...