The International Centre for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW) is an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Tübingen in Germany. The IZEW addresses the question of responsibility in both research and teaching, and facilitates and promotes the dialogue between the natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences with regard to ethical questions. Research at the IZEW addresses issues such as genetic engineering and ethics of medicine as well as the topics of environmental or media ethics, security technologies, and fundamental questions of ethics in the sciences and humanities. The IZEW maintains one of the largest specialist libraries on the ethics of science in Europe. The IZEW consistently publishes a variety of high-quality research papers. In the past, the IZEW has brought out 55 doctoral dissertations.