Associated Institutes of Philipps-Universität Marburg
- Institute for the Study of
Cooperatives (a foundation under public law)
The institute, which was the first cooperative institute to be founded in the Federal Republic of Germany (in 1947), emphasizes interdisciplinary research, with its executive committee and staff comprising individuals from the faculties of law, business management, and economics. The main focus of the institute’s research is on current, fundamental problems of German and European cooperatives, with particular emphasis on banks, accommodation, commerce and the various trades.
- Institute for Church Construction and
Contemporary Ecclesiastical Art
As a institution linked to the Protestant Church in Germany at the Philipps-Universität Marburg, the institute bridges the gap between contemporary art, architecture and theology. It engages in research, holds seminars, organizes exhibitions, and analyzes current scientific views on ‘Church Construction’ and ‘Art and the Church’ in its publications.
- Catholic Theological
The diocese of Fulda, in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and the Arts of the State of Hessen, runs a seminar at the Philipps-Universität Marburg that offers a degree course in Catholic religion and a minor in Catholic religion as part of a Master’s degree.
- Christoph Dornier Foundation for Clinical
This non-profit foundation based at the Philipps-Universität Marburg promotes (curative) clinical psychology in theory and practice. The main areas of activity are in the domains of therapy, research and public relations.
- Research Office for Personal
The research office analyzes the approximately 250,000 funeral orations used in the German language area. The main area of research involves the funeral orations of the regions of Hessen, Silesia and Saxony. The latter are being investigated by the research office for personal documents at the Technical University of Dresden. Both research offices are departments of the Academy of Sciences and Literature in Mainz.
- Institute for Interdisciplinary Gerontology and
Applied Social Ethics
The Institute for Interdisciplinary Gerontology and Applied Social Ethics was founded in 1994 by a group of Marburg University professors and has been working together with the Philipps-Universität Marburg since 1995 on the basis of a cooperation agreement. It pursues research and cooperates in pilot experiments in the fields of interdisciplinary gerontology, geriatrics and social ethics, including family and social policy. In addition, it supports teaching and knowledge transfer at the Philipps-Universität Marburg in the above-mentioned areas and organizes educational Programmes for senior citizens.
- Health Care Management
Changes to the health care system are resulting in opportunities and risks. The Society for Health Care Management conveys expertise that allows opportunities to be exploited and risks to be identified and avoided. In addition to providing information and training Programmes, the society also offers a Health Care Manager training course.