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Center for Ethics Institute of Social Ethics

Institute of Social Ethics

Team of the ISE 2021

left to right: Lea Chilian (senior teaching and research assistant), Sebastian Farr (teaching and research assistant), Eva Schaufelberger (secretary), Michael Coors (head of institute), Nina Streeck (PostDoc URPP), Jana Holeckova (office), Sarah B. Bach (PhD-candidate UZH CanDoc Grant), Tabea Horvath (student assistat), Michael Braunschweig (PostDoc URPP)
Not in picture: Denise Hafen Hauri (secretary)

Founded in 1964, the Institute of Social Ethics is a research center of the University of Zurich devoted to theological, theoretical, and applied ethics, with a focus on religion in the contemporary world. Areas of expertise include political, environmental, medical, and business ethics. With a strong international focus, the Institute aims to bring together ethical reflection and public policy analysis to address matters of domestic and global concern.

The Institute's responsibilieties include:

  • establishing and managing the curriculum in theological and social ethics at the University of Zurich
  • implementing research projects in ethics
  • organizing and hosting conferences and symposia
  • cooperating with other ethics-related institutions in Switzerland and around the world.

Weiterführende Informationen

Advanced Studies in Applied Ethics

Ethics Conference


Caring for the Orphans: Ethical Issues in the Context of Rare Diseases

Call for Papers
Weitere Informationen

Seelsorge bei assistiertem Suizid

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Ethik, Praktische Theologie und kirchliche Praxis (2022), Michael Coors und Sebastian Farr (Hg.), open access
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Gleichgeschlechtliche Liebe und die Kirchen

Gleichgeschlechtliche Liebe und die Kirchen

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Zum Umgang mit homosexuellen Partnerschaften (2021)
Michael U. Braunschweig, Isabelle Noth, Mathias Tanner (Hg.)