Center for Religion, Economics and Politics

The Center for Religion, Economics and Politics (ZRWP) is a common institution of the universities Basel, Fribourg, Lausanne, Lucerne and Zurich as well as the Collegium Helveticum. The ZRWP dedicates its work to the research and teaching of inter- and transdisciplinary examination of religion and its dynamics with economy and politics. It combines the perspectives of religious studies, catholic and reformed theology and political and economic sciences. The ZRWP offers a Joint Degree Master's program Religion-Economics-Politics and supports dissertation projects in the involved disciplines with a specific range of courses. Contact with the public is provided through several Science-to-Public events.


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Contact Persons

Prof. Dr. Jens Köhrsen

Franziska Müller Boss
Research Deanery
(Appointments upon consultation)

[Translate to English:] ZRWP

Theological Faculty
Center for Religion, Economics and Politics
Heuberg 12
4051 Basel

Phone: +41 61 207 29 23