Board and Management

Director and Manager

Dr. André Ritter

Dr. theol., 1981-1988 studies of Protestant theology in Wuppertal, Tübingen, Bern and Zurich. 1989-1966 appointed by the synod of the Protestant church district in Bonn for Christian-Muslim-Dialogue. After serving as a vicar he was appointed as programme director of the Evangelisch-Theologisches Studienhaus Adolf-Clarenbach 1991-1996, maintained by the Protestant church of Rhineland in Bonn.

1997 doctorate at the Kirchliche Hochschule Wuppertal with a dissertation on the dialogue between Christians and Muslims, Co-founder of the academic series “Studien zum interreligiösen Dialog” (ebv Hamburg / Waxmann-Verlag Münster). Until 2012 pastor of the Protestant church in the Principality of Liechtenstein.

2002-2010 lecturer for ecumenical theology at University of Lucerne. 2007 fellowship at Harvard Divinity School in Boston-Cambridge (USA). Since 2012 different lectures at the Pädagogische Hochschule of Heidelberg resp. at the Pädagogische Hochschule of Karlsruhe, 2017 at the Weltethos-Institute at the University of Tübingen and since 2018 at the University of Munich.

He is married and father of two children.