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.

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Announcement of the Environmental Research Prize 2022

The prize is awarded to young researchers whose scientific work contributes to a better understanding of environmental problems and their solution. We are looking forward to your applications!

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Sustainability Science Dialogue + Opening of UniFR_ESH

We are excited to host this event of the Swiss Academy of Sciences in November 2021!

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Food Security and Negative Emission Technologies in the media

We are excited about the attention of the media on the research subjects of the UniFR_ESH institute: Interviews with Ivo Wallimann-Helmer and Hanna Schübel

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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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