Prof. Dr. Karl Widerquist

The Götz Werner chair is pleased to announce that Karl Widerquist, Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University Qatar, has accepted a position as Guest Professor at the Götz Werner Chair, University of Freiburg for first months of 2022. Professor Widerquist is an interdisciplinary academic, a prolific author, and a recognised leader within the Basic Income Movement.

While visiting Freiburg, Professor Widerquist will be teaching a seminar, The Ethics of Basic Income as well as undertaking research within the Götz Werner Chair and the Freiburg Institute of Basic Income Studies (FRIBIS).  

More information about Professor Widerquist’s work can be found on his website,