Bachelor and Master Level Education in Ethics

Within the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, the Ethics Institute provides Bachelor and Master level courses.

In addition, the Ethics Institute offers education in cooperation with other parties. For example, the Institute participates in several interdisciplinary Dutch-taught Minors. The Institute also offers the English-taught Minor Ethics in Modern Society.

In the Master in Applied Ethics, I was stimulated to evaluate everyday practices and make well-argued ethical claims about them.


Within Utrecht University, the Ethics Institute is the primary point of contact for ethics education in other faculties. In addition to elective courses, tailor-made education is developed and taught by the Institute’s team of lecturers. The Ethics Institute is also involved in the Honours programme Young Innovators, an interdisciplinary Master’s programme.

In 2017 we offer the following Summer School course: Value pluralism