We are pleased to announce the publication of the proceedings from our 2014 Workshop on Military Medical Ethics. You can get an impression of the book by looking at the Table of Contents (pdf) which can be downloaded here.

Full publication details:

  • Messelken, Daniel; Winkler, David (2015), editors
    Proceedings of the 4th ICMM Workshop on Military Medical Ethics. Bern, 2015.
    ISBN 978-3-905782-98-1

The book is available as hardcopy and pdf. Please contact us if you are interested in getting a copy.


The 17th Course on the International Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC) and the 3rd Course on Military Medical Ethics in Times of Armed Conflict (MME) will take place from 14.-21. August 2015 in Spiez, Switzerland. Both courses are addressed to the Military Medical Personnel, Military Medico-Legal Officers, and Chaplains and are mandated by the International Committee of Military Medicine.

The courses are organized by the Swiss Armed Forces Medical Services Directorate.


Further information


The (provisional) program for the next ICMM Workshop on Military Medical Ethics (7-9 May 2015) is now available. The main topic of this year's workshop is

Ethical Challenges in the Context of Epidemics

Presentations at the workshop will include case reports from recent deployments to the Ebola affected countries and more theoretical reflections on the ethical issues that arise in the fight against epidemics. Speakers include a wide variety of people coming both from the academic and military sphere. Large room will be given for discussion so that all participants can bring in their experiences and opinion.

You can dowload the program directly here or on the workshop subpage that also gives you more information about registration and the workshop in general.



Our course programme for 2015 is becoming more and more complete and the dates for the next upcoming courses are fixed. Find the full agenda here.

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