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March 15, 2022

Press release of the COHE owners

COHE condemns the attack on Ukraine in violation of international law

Berlin & Zurich, March 15, 2022

The European College of Human Ecology has always considered itself responsible for a human ecology that is dedicated to the peaceful and safe coexistence of all people on this earth. The founders of human ecology also took into account their terrible experiences of slavery and the American Civil War. The work in and on the community of Jane Addams, John Dewey, William Isaak Thomas and Robert Ezra Park, for example, stood and stands for this

On February 24, 2022, Russia's power elite, under the leadership of Vladimir Putin and with the support of the Belarusian power elite, launched a military invasion of Ukraine in brutal violation of the Un Charter's prohibition of the use of force (Art. 2 para.4) and also in complete contradiction to and in grave disregard of agreements such as the Charter of Paris (1990) or the Budapest Memorandum (1994).

In the name of the human ecological tradition, we appeal to all parties involved, but especially to those responsible in Russia, to call off their war, to withdraw their troops and not to allow any further loss of innocent human life. We appeal to the international community to do everything possible to return to the path of diplomacy in this conflict.


February 15, 2022

In GAIA Vol 1, 2022

The European College of Human Ecology (COHE) Berlin together with the Institute for Transformative Sustainability Research (IASS), Potsdam will host the international conference from 31.08. to 03.09.2022 in Potsdam.

Facing the Future: Human Ecology and Higher Education.

The conference aims to bring together the diversity of teachers, researchers, students and practitioners* practicing inter- and transdisciplinary concepts and human ecology approaches and new forms of learning. The international program will bring up for discussion the challenges for academic and implementation-oriented work in the future. Participants will explore which concepts and approaches are appropriate to support the required transformation and which of these are seen as appropriate by Generation Greta learners and designers to address the complex and diverse challenges.

More information on https://www.coh-europe.de/index.php/en/conference-2022

January 1, 2022

The shareholders Dr. Klaus Markus Hofmann and Dr. Andreas Neblung resigned from the Company as of December 31, 2021. The company will be continued by Prof. Dr. Dieter Steiner and Dr. Wolfgang H. Serbser with registered headquarters in Berlin.