Institute of the Weltethos Foundation
at the University of Tübingen


Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ulrich Hemel

Ulrich Hemel has been the Director of the Global Ethic Institute since June 2018. The businessman graduated with a degree in economics and social sciences, among others from the Pontifical University in Rome. This was followed by a doctorate in Catholic theology and a habilitation in religious education with a specialization in applied ethics. His

Dr. Bernd Villhauer

Bernd Villhauer has been Managing Director of the Global Ethic Institute since January 2015. Born in 1966, after training as an industrial clerk, he studied philosophy, ancient history and art history at the universities of Freiburg i. Brsg., Jena and Hull (UK). After completing his doctorate on a cultural-philosophical topic, he worked in the publishing