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.

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

Organ Donation - Objection or Consent?

May 29th, 2019


Previous Podiums

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

Portrait of Tammy Harel Ben Shahar

Prof Dr. Tammy Harel Ben Shahar - Limits and Justice

11 - 14 September 2023


Previous Compact Courses

Summer schools take place abroad or in other parts of Switzerland, in cooperation with the Master's programs EELP (Bochum) and PELP (Graz). 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. 

Recent Summer School

Foto: Bharath Muddukrishna

Current Issues in Political Philosophy

18 – 23 June 2023

Grindelwald, Switzerland

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Previous Summer Schools