Study Centre for Eastern Churches

We bring the voices of the Eastern Churches into the theological work at the Institute for Ecumenical Studies, in cooperation with the Study Centre for Faith and Society.



Public Conference by Bishop Irenei Steenberg on 31st October 2019

Bishop Irenei Steenberg is Bishop of London and Western Europe for the "Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia" (ROCOR) and a member of the International Theological Dialogue Commission between the Orthodox…

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Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov) was born 90 years ago.

Prof. Andrej Danilov from our partner institute in Minsk and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow honor Metropolitan Nikodim who was born in 1929 and died in Rome in 1978 in the arms of Pope John Paul I.

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Criticism from Serbia on the procedure of the Church of Greece in the Ukrainian question

The Serbian bishop Irinei von Backa has criticized in a statement the way of proceeding of the Church of Greece in the Ukrainian question. He warns of a schism in worldwide orthodoxy and hopes for a conciliatory…

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Dies Academicus 2019 at the Institut in Chambésy

The Dies Academicus 2019 of the Institut for higher studies in Orthodox Theology took place on 17th October. Four orthodox students received their Master Diploma.

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We cooperate with the "Institut d'études supérieures en théologie orthodoxe" in Chambésy ...

Metropolit Hilarion

Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), President of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, is titular professessor of our Faculty of Theology ...

Sergij Bulgakov

We publish the works of the Russian economist and theologian Sergij Bulgakov (1871-1944) in German translation with scientific commentary ...


Online and in book form we publish ORTHODOXIA, the catalogue of all Orthodox bishops worldwide ...

Orthodoxe Kapelle

Orthodox students of the University of Fribourg have their own chapel in the Salesianum ...

OKI (Regensburg)

We work in continuity with the "Institut for Eastern Churches" (OKI Regensburg) and its director, Mons. Dr. Nicholas Wyrwoll ...

Association St. Nicholas

Orthodox students (and a circle of friends) founded the "Association St. Nicholas of orthodox students at the University of Fribourg" ...

Peter Anderson - NEWS

Peter Anderson from Seattle USA regularly sends newest information about developments in the orthodox world ...