Short CV/Education and training

  • 1977 – 1983
    Studied Catholic theology, German philology in Bonn, Würzburg, Germany; Fribourg, Switzerland

  • 1983
    First state examination

  • 1983 – 1985
    Student teacher for grammar-school teaching certification in Bavaria, Germany

  • 1985
    Second state examination

  • 1987 – 1996
    Research associate, Assistant in the Institute of Christian Social Sciences at the University of Münster, Germany

  • 1988
    Doctor of Theology (Dr theol.) in Würzburg

  • 1994
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification), Christian social ethics, Münster

  • 1996 – 2009
    Professor of Christian social ethics and general sociology of religion in the Department of Catholic Theology at the University of Bamberg, Germany

  • Since 2009
    Director of the Institute of Christian Social Sciences at the University of Münster

Selected publications

  • Heimbach-Steins, M.: Christliche Sozialethik. Ein Lehrbuch, 2 volumes, Regensburg: Pustet-Verlag 2004.

  • Heimbach-Steins, M.: "nicht mehr Mann und Frau" (Gal 3,28). Sozialethische Studien zu Geschlechterverhältnis und Geschlechtergerechtigkeit, Regensburg 2009.

  • Heimbach-Steins, M., Kruip, G., Kunze, A.B.: Bildungsgerechtigkeit – Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven (Forum Bildungsethik 8), Bielefeld (wbv) 2009.

  • Heimbach-Steins, M., Bielefeldt, H.: Religionen und Religionsfreiheit. Menschenrechtliche Perspektiven im Spannungsfeld von Mission und Konversion (Judentum – Christentum – Islam. Bamberger Interreligiöse Studien 7), Würzburg: Ergon-Verlag 2010.

  • Heimbach-Steins, M. (ed.): Jahrbuch für Christliche Sozialwissenschaften (since 2010).



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • The human right of education: Anthropological and ethical foundation and criteria for the political implementation (German Research Foundation (DFG))

  • Cooperative responsibility for education

  • Child welfare. Term and concepts

  • Right and ethos of religious freedom

  • Christian social ethics and Biblical hermeneutics

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • German Research Foundation (DFG) review board 107 (Theology)

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