Other Ethics Centers

Domestic Centers

New York City

Through its programs, publications and websites, the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs aims to be the world's central address for ethics in international affairs.

Emory University

The Emory Ethics Center is dedicated to exploring how ethical issues underlie the decisions that shape our minds, lives and society. To do so, scholars from across the university gather at the center to collaborate and study.

Carnegie-Mellon University

The Center for Ethics and Policy is dedicated to advancing applied ethics and political philosophy through the integration of first-quality theoretical reflection and a discerning engagement with the practical settings in which important ethical issues arise.

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

The Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility assists faculty members at the University of Alabama in developing service-learning courses that engage community organizations in partnerships designed to both enhance academic goals and apply scholarly learning to salient community issues.

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, Michigan

The Center for International Ethics sponsors innovative educational activities focused on universal values and virtues — and the international framework that seeks to make these values come alive.

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School works to prepare its students to exercise leadership in a world responding to a rapidly expanding array of economic, political and social challenges.

Case Western Reserve University

The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence is dedicated to exploring ethical issues from a global perspective; nurturing international awareness and understanding of our common humanity through the study, teaching and practice of ethics; and the pursuit of excellence in all human endeavors.

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey

The Institute for Ethical Leadership is dedicated to the study of leadership ethics and to programs for students and practitioners that aim to cultivate the knowledge and imagination to exercise ethical and effective leadership.

Tufts University
Medford, Massachusetts

The Institute for Global Leadership prepares new generations of critical thinkers for effective and ethical leadership, ready to act as global citizens in addressing international and national issues across cultures.

Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

The Kenan Institute for Ethics and is an interdisciplinary "think and do tank" committed to promoting moral reflection and commitment, conducting interdisciplinary research and shaping policy and practice.

Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity is an interdisciplinary engaged research institute that connects individuals and communities with opportunities needed for thriving by educating the public, building the capacity of allied social justice organizations, and investing in efforts that support equity and inclusion.

Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, California

The Markkula Center brings the traditions of ethical thinking to bear on real-world problems. Beyond a full range of events, grants and fellowships for the Santa Clara University community, the center also serves professionals in fields from business to health care, from government to the social sector, providing innovative approaches to problems from "fake news" to privacy protection.

Stanford University
Stanford, California

The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society is committed to bringing ethical reflection to bear on important social problems through research, teaching and community engagement. Drawing on the established strengths of Stanford's interdisciplinary faculty, the center develops initiatives with ethical dimensions that relate to pressing public problems.

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana

The Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership serves as a center for the research, teaching and practice of ethical leadership. Housed within the university's Mendoza College of Business, the center seeks to further an understanding of the topic and explore ways in which ideas generated can be disseminated and implemented in the corporate world.

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Housed in the Darden School of Business, the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics is an international leader in the field of business ethics. The center serves as a critical resource for executives, scholars, students and Darden alumni who are faced with the challenges of integrating ethical thinking into business decision-making.

International Centers

Leiden University
Leiden, Netherland

The Grotius Centre is dedicated to research, teaching and training in public international law.

The Hague, Netherlands

The Hague Institute for Global Justice is an independent, nonprofit organization that aims to shape discourse and bridge gaps between research, policy and practice on global issues at the critical intersection of peace, security and justice.

Dublin City University
Dublin, Ireland

The Institute of Ethics engages with professionals from the private and public sector, as well as with researchers from a variety of academic disciplines, to promote the role of ethics in a broad range of academic fields and societal arenas. The institute is recognized nationally and internationally as an important European center distinguished by its research activities and its focus on the translation of ethical theory into societal benefit.

Lund, Sweden

The Wallenberg Institute promotes universal respect for human rights and humanitarian law by means of research, academic education, dissemination and institutional development. Its core values are respect, integrity, inclusiveness and inspiration.