Political, Legal, and Economic Philosophy

PLEP Logo: a crowd of people

Welcome to the PLEP Community Website. Here current students can find helpful information about their studies, life at the UniBern, and events organized by the PLEP program. Students should check the news page regularly for information pertaining to deadlines, events, etc. For official information about the program, students should refer to the PLEP Factsheet.

Welcome New PLEP Students!


We're thrilled to have you join the program! For those students starting this semester, there are a few things you might want to know:

  • How do I register for courses?
  • How should I organize my schedule?
  • What will be expected of me?

To answer these questions, we will have a number of events in the first week of courses:

February 19th Welcome Event
Room B237
Introduction with Program Director Prof. Dr. Markus Stepanians and Program Manager Anna Goppel
February 19th Welcome Apéro
4pm- 6pm
Philosophy Institute Kitchen
Get to know your fellow PLEP students with drinks and snacks
February 21st Individual Study Consulations and Registration Help
2:15pm-4pm, F004 Get all your questions answered about what courses to take, the technical aspects of registration, how to use KSL and ILIAS, etc.


If you have any additional questions please contact kelly.tuke@philo.unibe.ch



Belief for Someone Else's Sake

Professor Dr. Simon Keller (Victoria University of Wellington)

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Time: 18:00-20:00
Location: Von Roll, Room 102



Schweizer Konzerne, globale Verantwortung?

Thursday, October 10th, 2017
Time: 19:00-21:00
Location: Kuppelsaal (Room 501), main building of the University of Bern

"Hinterfragt" - The ethics podcast

Most Recent Episode | December 2017

Jörg Löschke: Obligations in relationships

Are we subject to special obligations in relationships with friends? If so – why? A conversation with Jörg Löschke, Research Fellow at the University of Bern