Forschungsinstitut für
Spiritualität und Gesundheit

Research Institute for
Spirituality and Health


Welcome to the Research Institute for Spirituality and Health (RISH)

Our institute promotes research, training and networking in the field of religion, spirituality and health, both in Switzerland and across Europe.

Current Activities

Upcoming Events

2nd National Conference on Spiritual Care and IGGS Annual Meeting

October 27/28, 2017, Zurich

More information will follow.

6th European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and Health 2018 (ECRSH)

May 17-19, 2018, Coventry (England)

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Research Workshop with Prof. Harold G. Koenig, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC (USA), and other international experts

May 13-16, 2018, Coventry (England), aforegoing the ECRSH 2018

More information will follow.

To get an impression, please find details of former, similar workshops here.


Doctors' Beliefs and Medical Practice

National survey on religious attitudes and medical practice


Religions Special Issues

Special volume with publications on ECRSH 2014 in Malta and ECRSH 2016 in Danzig

Please support our work, e.g. by sponsoring!