In the context of academic degrees, the term "philosophy" does not refer solely to the field of philosophy, but is used in a broader sense in accordance with its original Greek meaning, which is "love of wisdom". In most of Europe, all fields other than theology, law and medicine were traditionally known as philosophy, and in Germany the basic faculty of (liberal) arts was known as the faculty of philosophy. The doctorate of philosophy as it exists today thus originated as a doctorate in the liberal arts at the Humboldt University of Berlin, becoming common in large parts of the world in the 20th century. In many countries, the doctorate of philosophy is still awarded only in philosophy, i.e. liberal arts.
In the Union , the Academic degree is now universally accepted as the entry level doctorate in any scientific field except medicine.
Union Academic Levels
- PhD - Doctor
- PhPr - Prpfessor
- PhDe -Dean of Science
- PhSup -Superior - Highest Academic Grade in the Union
PhSup - Highest Academic Grade in the Union - Unified Grade on all Union Universities