Ecumenical Institute Bossey

Institut oecuménique de Bossey
Ökumenische Institut Bossey

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History

Founded 1946, as an independent institute. Attached to the Autonomous Faculty of Protestant Theology of the University of Geneva. Specialized unit of World Council of Churches (WCC), since 1948. Ceased to exist as an independent institute when became part of WCC's General Secretariat.

Aims

Provide training for future generations of ecumenical leaders, both clergy and lay; promote ecumenical theology within the framework of intercultural and interconfessional encounters; bring together in an ecumenical spirit the universal vocation of the Church to unity and mission with the concrete demands of regional and local ecumenism; create a community in which ecumenism is experienced and shared; practise ecumenical education with wider perspectives in a broader context; share in an ecumenical spirituality which respects the diversity of liturgical traditions.

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Activities

Offers: Complementary Certificate in Ecumenical Studies; Master of Advanced Studies in Ecumenical Studies (MAS); Doctorate in Theology (mention Ecumenical Studies) for students from accredited schools; Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Ecumenical Studies for students from non-accredited schools. Organizes: academic programme; short-term thematic seminars on specialized topics. Has access to a network of theological education institutions and lay training centres worldwide.

Languages

English, French, German.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Recreation
    • Folk Traditions
  • Religious Practice
    • Ceremonial
    • Priesthood
    • Churches
    • Missions
    • Ecumenism
    • Laity
  • Culture
    • Culture
  • Theology
    • Religious observance
  • Creative expression
    • Spirituality
  • Vigilance
    • Unity

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

F0191

Last News Received

13. Jun 2013
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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