Focus of Research

The institutes research focusses on questions on the fundamentals of theological ethics as well as distinct fields of applied ethics. An emphasis is put on biomedical ethics, political ethics, and economic ethics.

Research-Seminar, Doc- and PostDoc-Colloquium

The Research-Seminar is a discussion-space for students, postgraduates, and university teachers. Recent contributions as well as classical texts from theological, philosophical, and applied ethics are read and discussed together. It is held bi-weekly.

During the HS 2021 the topic is Michael Foucault: Die Geburt der Biopolitik. Geschichte der Gouvernementalität II. Vorlesungen am Collège de France 1978/1979, Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp 2006.


The Doc- and PostDoc-Colloquium discusses current and ongoing research-projects. The colloquium is open to students interested in pursuing a doctorate. It is held once every semester for two days.

If you are interested, please contact Michael Coors.