The Ethics in Higher Education Programme (EHE) is designed to train higher education professionals around the world in various aspects of organisational ethics.

The programme is a joint effort of a number of Higher Education institutions from different countries which are part of the Globethics Consortium on Ethics in Higher Education.

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Course Overview

Programme: Ethics for Teachers
Course Code: 2102
Duration: 10 weeks 
Study Method: Distance self-learning
Estimated workload: 40 hours

Course Description

The course is intended for teachers and/or researchers in Higher Education Institutions (HEI) and helps them to recognize, understand and address ethical issues on personal, institutional and professional levels. 

For more information, please consult the Course Webpage.

Registration, Payment and Access

Details of payment, access and passwords are provided upon receipt of the registration fees to be submitted upon confirmed registration.

Consortium institutional members benefit special conditions on the additional fees for their teaching staff and supervisors who are automatically individual members of the Consortium. 

Enquiries are to be sent to: 

Course Image Ethics and Governance for Administrators

The Ethics and Governance in Higher Education Training course for Administrators (EHE-ETC1) is designed to train top management in HEI around the world on various aspects of organisational ethics. It is the first of the series on Ethics in Higher Education (EHE) which aims at promoting ethical practices among HEI senior management and staff, in line with UNESCO Education Framework 2030.


The course is organised as a 2-day workshop onsite,  and conducted by our Globethics Academy certified ethics trainers with track records in management experience and leadership in the education and/or public sector.

Teaching method and duration

Participants will participate to the class discussion, mock presentation on case studies related to issues in ethics and governance. The total duration is estimated at 20 hours on site and 20 hours of individual work. 

Registration and enrollment

User access and password are provided upon receipt of the registration form with your contact details using this link. Enrolled students can download the material to do their individual work and upload them online before class starts. They can interact with the assigned trainer for the specific module after the seminar for clarification.  

It is recommended to have face-to-face workshops or webinars if the conditions are met.

Certificate of completion and credit transfer

Certificate of completion is issued by the Globethics Academy (GEA) for participants who have completed the course.

The Capstone Project

Professionals who wish to be certified as a certified ethics professional may opt to do a Capstone Project in a form of a dissertation which allows 3 US (or 4.5 ECTS) credits. 

These credits can be integrated to the selected academic programmes displayed on our GE Open Learning  platform (GOAL), offered by the Consortium institutional members, who are the diploma issuers.  

The list of online programmes will be available on GOAL by January 2018.

Ownership and intellectual property rights

The modules in this course are owned by Globethics Academy under certain reserves.