In 1986 faculty members of the Ruhr-University founded the Center for Medical
Ethics in Bochum.
The Center for Medical Ethics is a non-profit taxexempt institution for
research, teaching and consulting in applied ethics, clinical ethics, and
bioethics. The Center specializes in developing practical instruments for moral
assessments in biomedical research and patient care, and in specialized
consultation and ethics training of health care professionals.
For further information, see our flyer.
The Center for Medical Ethics cooperates with
The Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine in
Publication and Documentation
Medizinethische Materialien has become a leading vehicle of scholarly
exchange and transfer of concepts and information in biomedical ethics in the
Federal Republic of Germany; over 190 titles have been published since 1987.