Prof. Dr. Christoph Lütge

Director of the IEAI

Prof. Lütge (b. 1969) conducts research in the field of business and corporate ethics. He explores regulatory ethics – ethical behavior in the socio-economic framework of the globalized world. The role of competition and the incentives created by frameworks are also examined, as is the adequacy of ethical categories.

After studying business informatics and philosophy (doctorate 1999), Prof. Lütge became a research associate at the Chair of Philosophy and Economics at Munich’s Ludwig Maximilian University. He also completed his lecturer qualification (2005) at the same institution. He has worked as a researcher in Pittsburgh, San Diego and Venice. From 2007 to 2010, he served as acting professor at the Universities of Witten/Herdecke and Braunschweig. Since 2010, he has held the position of Peter Löscher Professor of Business Ethics at TUM.

Research interests

  • Business Ethics
  • Ethics of Digital Technologies (Artificial Intelligence, autonomous driving, …)
  • Ethics of Technology
  • Experimental Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Foundations of Ethics
  • Contractualist Ethics
  • Ethics and Risk
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Music
Prof. Dr. Christoph Lütge

Prof. Dr. Christoph Lütge

Director of the IEAI

Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (IEAI)
Technical University of Munich

luetge(at)tum.de

+49 89 289 25130