Institute of Science and Ethics (IWE)
The Institute of Science and Ethics (IWE) is affiliated as central scientific institution to the University of Bonn. It conducts research in the field of ethical foundations of medicine, natural sciences and technology. The IWE pursues an integrated research approach that combines philosophical reflexion and medical and natural science expertise. In order to achieve this, the IWE carries out numerous research projects and organizes symposia as well as public events. In addition, the IWE promotes young scientists on all academic qualification levels and engages in university teaching. The research findings of the IWE are made available in essays, collections and in the Annual Journal for Science and Ethics.