International Center for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW)

AOR Dr. Julia Dietrich (on leave)

Head of the department Ethics and Education






Research interests

  • General and Applied Ethics / Interdisciplinarity
  • Philosophy and Ethics Didactics
  • Ethical Basic Education
  • Methods of Philosophizing and Ethical Judgment Formation
  • Argumentation Theory
  • Empirical teaching research
  • Pain, body theory and health


  • Studies in Philosophy, Modern German Literature and Political Science in Bonn and Munich, graduated with an M.A. in Philosophy in 1992
  • 1992-1995 DFG scholarship holder in the Research Training Group 'Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities' at the International Centre for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW) of the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
  • Since 1996 research associate at the IZEW:
    1996-1999 in the research project "School Ethics Technology" (SET)
  • Since 2000 Coordinator of the Department of Ethics and Education at the IZEW
  • Since 2001 Coordinator of the Ethical-Philosophical Basic Studies (EPG) for the teacher training courses at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen
  • 2008 Doctorate at the Technical University of Dresden on the theory of ethical judgement and basic education