The Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context

January 17, 2019

Building a Global Network for Sustainable Responsibility

June 3-8, 2019, Institute of Social Ethics (ISE), University of Lucerne

PhD students from different disciplines are invited to apply for the Lucerne Summer University.
The program is organized under the patronage of UNESCO and enables those active in the fields of science and research to examine moral questions and ethical topics of today and tomorrow in a global context, and to search together for solutions and the possibilities of implementing them. This involves critical analysis, constructive discussions and the consideration of different perspectives.

Tuition and funding:
There are no tuition fees.
The program provides a very limited number of grants for candidates with financial restrictions, covering travel expenses, housing, and meals.
Applicants should submit the following documents (in English):
1. Signed application form
2. Curriculum vitae (one page/500 words)
3. Recommendation letters from two professors (max. one page each)
4. Letter of motivation (one page/500 words) that illustrates why you wish to participate in the “Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context”, what you hope to gain from your participation for your academic career, and how you will implement your new knowledge locally (e.g. on campus, in your community, …) 

Please send the documents via email to:

Application deadline: February 15, 2019

The decision on participation will be communicated within five weeks after the registration deadline.

For further information, see the attached brochure and visit the program’s website.