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The Institute of Leadership and Social Ethics (ILSE), as a research institute of ETF, seeks to ...

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The Institute of Leadership & Social Ethics (ILSE) was founded in early 2008 as the Institute of Leadership and Ethics (ILE), with the vision to provide an opportunity to Christian professionals in the Brussels region to engage in key issues of leadership and ethics. It was renamed in 2016 to emphasize our commitment to social justice, namely how leaders contribute to a just and sustainable society.
ILSE was established as part of the ETF (Evangelische Theologische Faculteit) in Leuven thereby ensuring a deep biblical foundation, quality teaching and provision of resources based on authentic research. It provides research, teaching and local community services to help equip Christians to make a difference in the world in which we all live.