14th Ludwig Wittgenstein Summerschool

August 1-5, 2023


with Lars Hertzberg (Åbo) & David G. Stern (Iowa)
Scientific Organisation and Direction: Volker A. Munz (AAU, Klagenfurt)

Conference Center:
Elementary school
Markt 300
A-2880 Kirchberg am Wechsel

Maximum number of participants: 40
Application deadline (registration and payment): March 31, 2023 (Later applications can unfortunately not be taken into account.)

Information concerning acceptance/non-acceptance: April 30, 2023 (Full reimbursement in case of non-acceptance)
Accommodation will be organised by the ALWS and is located just opposite the conference centre. Private booking possible.

Summer school participants are invited to join the 44th International Wittgenstein Symposium: 100 Years of Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.
Kirchberg am Wechsel, August 6-12, 2023 at reduced fees.


250 Euro including conference participation (220 Euro for ALWS members)

210 Euro summer school only (180 Euro for ALWS members).

Summer school fees can be reimbursed only until June 15, 2023 (minus 20 Euro handling charge).
(Refunding of later cancellation: 125 Euro / 105 Euro; minus 20 Euro handling charge)

Payment of the fees includes:
• Free board and lodging during the summer school (dormitory)
• Certificate of participation (working load to the amount of 6 ECTS points)

You can download this year’s poster here.

Required qualifications:
The summer school is addressed to advanced university students in philosophy.
Elementary knowledge of Wittgenstein’s philosophy is desirable.
Applicants are asked to send a transcript record and a 3-page preparatory essay on a selected subject dealing with Wittgenstein’s last writings (particularly the terms “inner” and “outer” in Wittgenstein’s writings on philosophy of mind). Essential reading is thus:

Wittgenstein, Ludwig (1994): Last Writings on the Philosophy of Psychology, Vol. 2. The Inner and the Outer, 1949–1951. Edited by G. H. von Wright. Reprint. Oxford et al.: Blackwell.

The updated reading list for the 14th Summer School can be downloaded here: Reading List 2023.01.31