Environmental Sciences and Humanities Institute (UniFR_ESH Institute)

The UniFR_ESH Institute places a special emphasis on the ethical issues arising from environmental practice and the challenges of the just distribution of environmental burdens - both in research and teaching.

ANNOUNCEMENT

Global Ethics Day - Ethics, science and medicine: marriage of reason or love?

Discussion event October 21, 2020..

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Environmental Research Prize 2020: Pro Natura Fribourg as new supporter

We are delighted that Pro Natura Fribourg is supporting this year's environmental research prize!

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New project: Ethical Principles for Environmental Practice

The UniFR_ESH Institute is pleased to announce that the SNSF funds the research project "Principles for Ethical Decision-Making in Environmental Practice"!

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Study Programms

The teaching in environmental sciences and humanities conveys interdisciplinary thinking – as a valuable addition to any bachelor major or as a full master program.

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Research

Research at the institute scrutinizes environmental challenges and methods for decision-making in the fields of sustainability and climate change from an ethical perspective.

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