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.



First scientific biography of Jerome of Prague in German language

Jerome of Prague was burned as a heretic at the Council of Constance in 1416. The biography by Thomas Fudge is now available in German.

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Klaus Hemmerle Prize for Archbishop Anastasios of Albania

On 14th February 2020, H.E. Archbishop Anastasios of Albania received the Klaus Hemmerle Prize in the Cathedral of Aachen. The Institute for Ecumenical Studies was represented at the ceremony by a delegation…

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Study Day on "Gebet in Gemeinschaft und Gemeinde"

"Gebet in Gemeinschaft und Gemeinde" - under this title a conference in cooperation between the AGCK, the NAC and the ISO took place on 13 February 2020.

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Programme of the Association St Nicholas of Orthodox students for the spring semester 2020

The Association St Nicholas of Orthodox students at the University of Fribourg publishes its programme for the spring semester 2020. It starts with the prayer on Monday, 17 February, first day of the semester,…

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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 ...