With our teaching we want to contribute to the development of ethical competences in the field of sustainable business and sustainability transformation in business and society. Our courses are open for students of all disciplines.
With our research, we seek to contribute to analyse issues in the context of business and sustainability, education and poverty, responsibility and global justice based on ethical methodology and develop innovative perspectives which can be transfered into practice.
The Institute for Applied Ethics in Business and Education was founded in 2002 and is directed by Prof. Dr. Bernhard Bleyer since 01.10.2021. With Dr. Annekatrin Meißner as managing director and Nelly Rahimy as well as Dr. Melanie Hackenfort as research associates, it describes itself as a scientific centre of expertise for questions of business and corporate ethics as well as ecosocial transformation towards sustainability .
PATEC Sustainability Hub
Together with the Chair of International Management and Social Entrepreneurship, the Institute for Applied Ethics in Business and Education forms the Sustainability Start-up Hub. With our expertise in the field of sustainability and sustainable entrepreneurship, we want to support prospective start-ups in shaping their business in an ecologically and socially sustainable way.