The Institute of Social Ethics ISE undertakes research and teaching contexts in social ethics. This includes scientific reflection on the ethical dimension of social contexts, challenges and issues. Institutions, structures, and systems are the focal point. On this scientific basis, the ISE is a dialogue partner for politics, business, civil society and the media on a local, regional, national, and international level.

Professorship of Theological Ethics


19th October 2019
RSI: TV-Beitrag von Prof. Peter G. Kirchschläger im Tessiner Fernsehen

Segni dei tempi


Segni dei Tempi, un settimanale evangelico che si occupa di spiritualità, etica e diritti umani. Propone notizie, informazioni e commenti dal mondo evangelico, è attento al confronto tra fedi e culture diverse, promuove il dialogo ecumenico.

6th September 2019
Radio Maria: Interview with Peter G. Kirchschlaeger about the Responsibility of Multinational Corporations

Interview (06.09.2019, 13.00 Uhr)

28th June 2019
"Lucerne Summer University" in the name of dialogue and cooperation

Twenty-eight PhD and Masters students from around the world and from various disciplines addressed ethical challenges in a global context at the Lucerne Summer University in early June. This year's second edition was dedicated to dialogue and cooperation.

Digital Transformation and Ethics (Nomos Verlag)


University of Lucerne
Institute of Social Ethics ISE
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