Recurring Events

Each semester the Political, Legal, and Economic Philosophy Master's program organizes many special events inviting guest speakers from all over the world.

PLEP Podium

The PLEP Podium is a series of podium discussions which aim to bring together the philosophical and the public debate on issues that are politically topical and relevant to the PLEP program.

Most Recent Podium

Menschenrechte – Schweizer Perspektiven

March 8th, 2018

Compact Courses

Compact Courses take place the week before the start of each semester. Professors from around the world are invited to teach a topic in political, legal, or economic philosophy for an intensive course of one week full day classes. PLEP Students are required to participate in at least one of these courses for their Master's studies.

Most recent Compact Course

Prof. Dr. Fiona Woollard

Life's Beginnings: Philosophy of Pregnancy, Birth and Early Motherhood

Summer Schools

Summer schools take place abroad or in other parts of Switzerland, in cooperation with the Master's programs EELP (Graz) and PELP (Bochum). Students are given the opportunity to earn credits studying a subject intensively while engaging with students and professors from universities abroad! Participation is typically limited so keep on the lookout for registration periods.