Dr. Walter Dürr


T +41 26 300 74 25

MIS 05 - Office 5221
Av. de l'Europe 20
CH-1700 Fribourg

  • Short bio
    Since 2014 Director of the Center Faith & Society, University of Fribourg
    2009-2011 Meditation Leader Course in Christian Spirituality with the Evangelical Church Berlin-Brandenburg and the Community Koinonia
    Since 2008 Ordained pastor
    2004 Completion of the doctoral thesis in practical theology: Christian Community in the Tension of Gathering and Mission (Supervisor: Prof. em. Leo Karrer, University of Fribourg).
    Since 1994 Leader of the "Landeskirchliche Gemeinschaft Jahu", Biel
    1986-1992 Master's degree in Theology and Philosophy (MTh) at the University of Fribourg and Bern, Switzerland
    1984-1994 Leader of "Youth with a Mission (YWAM)" Switzerland
    1983-1985 Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries at the University of the Nations, Kailua-Kona in Hawaii, USA
    1980-1984 Youth leader in the Reformed Church in Biel
  • Offices, memberships and networks
    • Editorial Board: Series “Glaube und Gesellschaft” (G&G): https://www.aschendorff-buchverlag.de/shop/vam/search/sn_XAJ23/
    • Member of the Board of the Directors of the Institute for Ecumenical Studies at the University of Fribourg (since 2013)
    • Advisory Board Member of the Schuman Centre for European Studies (since 2008)
    • Advisory Board Member of the European Network of Communities (ENC) (since 2004)
  • Publications