Prof. Dr. Ursula Nothelle-Wildfeuer

Fields of knowledge: Wirtschaft, Theologie, Ethik, Recht

Her scientific work focuses on the question of social justice and the extent to which social institutions are suitable for enabling people to live in dignity and freedom. The focus is on both the tradition of Christian-social thinking and the relevance of Christian anthropological and (social) ethical perspectives for the current challenges of modern society. She is currently working on the normative foundations of the social market economy and the concrete questions of intergenerational justice and family policy.

Short Vita

Prof. Dr. Ursula Nothelle-Wildfeuer has been Full Professor of Christian Social Studies at the Theological Faculty of the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg since 2003. She studied Catholic Theology and German Studies in Bonn, where she also wrote both her qualification theses (1990 Doctorate in Theology, 1997 Habilitation in Christian Social Ethics). In addition, she is an advisor to various commissions in both the ecclesiastical and political spheres.


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