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

3rd National Conference on Spiritual Care in Health Care

March 23, 2019, Basel

More information will follow.

7th European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and Health 2020 (ECRSH)

May 2020, place not decided yet

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

May 2020, place not decided yet

More information will follow.

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

Current Researchprojects

Doctors' Beliefs and Medical Practice

National survey on religious attitudes and medical practice

Current Publication

New Publications

Religions Special Issues

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

Integrating Religion and Spirituality into Clinical Practice

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