Centre for Ethics
The interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics joins different faculties. It was founded in 2001 to conduct research on the ethical issues of science and society, to teach ethics, and to organize conferences, workshops and seminars to promote public debate on moral values and norms. The main research foci are moral philosophy, ethics in education, bio-medical ethics, research ethics and ethics of new technologies.
The Centre aims to:
- Organize interdisciplinary research regarding the ethical issues pertaining to science, society and research activities;
- Further reflections upon norms, values and questions of justice in the Estonian society through organizing public lectures, meetings, seminars and discussions;
- Coordinate and improve the teaching of ethics at the University of Tartu, and prepare, compile and publish anthologies and textbooks on ethics;
- Develop contacts with other ethics centres and organize visits by guest lecturers.
Phone: +372 737 5427
E-mail: eetikakeskus [ät] ut.ee