Prof. Dr. theol.

Kerstin Schlögl-Flierl

University of Augsburg

Focus of the Commitment in the German Ethics Council

  • Ethical questions at the beginning and at the end of life
  • Ethical questions regarding self-determination and dignity of vulnerable persons

Contact for Press Enquiries on the Following Topics

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Self-determination and dignity of nursing home residents
  • Advance care planning

Born in 1976

Professional Background

  • Since 2015 Professor for Moral Theology at the University of Augsburg
  • 2007-2015 Postdoctoral Research Assistant (Akademische Rätin a. Z.) at the Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Regensburg
  • 2014 Habilitation at the Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Regensburg
  • 2012 Erasmus Lectureship in Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  • 2008 Research stay at the University of Vienna (Dr. Meyer-Struckmann Foundation)
  • 2004-2007 Research Assistant at the Chair of Moral Theology, University of Regensburg
  • 2006 PhD at the Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Regensburg
  • 2004 Visiting Scholar at Boston College (Boston, Mass., USA)
  • 2002-2004 PhD scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
  • 1996-2002 Studies in German Language and Literature and Catholic Theology at the University of Regensburg, studies aiming at the teaching profession at grammar schools
  • 1999-2000 Studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome)

Memberships

  • Since April 2020 Member of the German Ethics Council
  • Since 2016 Advisor to the Episcopal Sub-Commission "Bioethics" at the Faith Commission of the German Bishops' Conference
  • Since 2016 Member of the Ethics Committee of the University of Augsburg
  • Since 2015 Member of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Health Research and of the Environment Science Centre at the University of Augsburg
  • Since 2015 Coopted member of the Clinical Ethics Committee at the University Hospital Augsburg
  • Since 2014 member of the International Association of German-speaking Moral Theologians and Social Ethicists
  • 2018–2019 Deputy Women's Representative of the newly founded Medical Faculty, University of Augsburg

Distinctions

  • 2011 Essay Award of the European Society for Catholic Theology
  • 2011 Award for Good Teaching (together with Dr. Gabriele Zinkl) of the Bavarian State Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts

Publications (Selection)

  • Schlögl-Flierl, K.; Walser, A. (2019): Auf dem Weg zum Fortpflanzungsmarkt – Eizellspende: verboten, empfohlen, erlaubt? In: Herder Korrespondenz, 73 (12), 24-27.
  • Schlögl-Flierl, K.; Merkl, A. (2019): Ein neues ökumenisches Bewährungsfeld: Nichtinvasive Pränataldiagnostik als Kassenleistung? In: Herder Korrespondenz, 73 (1), 21-24.
  • Schlögl-Flierl, K.; Lindner, J. F. (2019): Kinderwunsch auf Eis gelegt: Social Egg Freezing aus rechtlicher und ethischer Sicht. In: Herder Korrespondenz, 73 (5), 26-29.
  • Schlögl-Flierl, K. (2019): Mein Herz gehört mir! Eine Erwägung der Widerspruchslösung aus moraltheologischer Sicht. In: Lindner, J. F. (ed.): Transplantationsmedizinrecht: Beiträge zur aktuellen Diskussion um die Widerspruchslösung. Baden-Baden, 57-71.
  • Schlögl-Flierl, K. (2017): Genome editing – der Traum vom Schöpfer endlich erreicht... und dann?! In: Ethica, 25, 355-368.
  • Schlögl-Flierl, K. (2017): Epikie, ein Movens für die Moraltheologie. In: Studia Moralia, 55 (1), 65-97.