Slovakia

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (913), established in 2010 at the University of Presov (Slovakia)

Fields/Disciplines

Bioethics.

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • Prepare a common syllabus and textbooks in Slovakia on bioethics, medical ethics, healthcare ethics and research ethics;
  • Promote a system of sharing and spreading information on ethical and moral issues related to bioethics, medical ethics, healthcare ethics and research ethics;
  • Stimulate cooperation among academics in humanities, scientists, physicians, nurses and healthcare management in Slovakia, and encourage their contact with other experts in the world;
  • Undertake research on the ethical and moral issues of health and diseases in the Slovak, central European and worldwide cultural contexts.

 Host Institution

University of Presov (Slovakia)

 

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences

Contact: Prof. Vasil Gluchman , UNESCO Chairholder

Institute of Philosphy and Ethics, Faculty of Art, University of Presov

17, novembra 1,

SK 08708 Presov

Slovakia

Phone/Fax: +421-51-757-08-04

E-mail: gluchman(at)unipo.sk