Welcome to Basel, Switzerland

The Institute for Biomedical Ethics, your host of the 16th World Congress of Bioethics, is looking forward to welcoming You to Basel, Switzerland in July 2022. Check out our short welcome clip to know more about us and the congress.


Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the organizing committee, we invite you to participate in the 16th World Congress of Bioethics either in person or virtually from 20th to the 22nd of July 2022. During the three days, we seek to bring forth fruitful and exciting discussion on cutting-edge topics in bioethics and important bioethical topics that continue to challenge us. Our congress theme thus is “Bioethics post Covid-19: Responsibility and transparency in a globalized and interconnected world”.


28 February 2022
End of Early Bird fee

18-19 July 2022
Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (FAB)


20-22 July 2022
16th World Congress of Bioethics (WCB)



Conference venue


University of Basel
Petersplatz 1, CH-4001 Basel

Conference host


The Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University Basel welcomes you to Basel, Switzerland!

COVID-19 & travel

COVID-19 Information

The federal office of public health provides information about the pandemic situation in Switzerland.