Andrej Zwitter



Professor of Governance and Innovation


Andrej is Chair of Governance and Innovation and co-founder of the inter- and transdisciplinary branch Faculty Campus Fryslân at the University of Groningen. This newly founded faculty dedicated to “Global Challenges and Local Solutions” combines education and research in the domains of sustainability, development, and digitalization. Andrej earned his PhD in Law, Legal Philosophy and International Law. His research foci include Big Data ethics, cyber governance, humanitarian action and state of emergency politics. Andrej has also extensively published on subjects such as humanitarian action or just war and universal peace theory. He is passionate about understanding how modern technology affects society and how it can contribute to solving global challenges. 

Andrej joined THE NEW INSTITUTE in the academic year 2023/24 as the Chair of the program “Conceptions of Human Flourishing — Reformulating the SDGs”.


Meta-Science – Towards a Science of Meaning and Complex Solutions
(ed. with Takuo Dome), 2023 forthcoming

Research Handbook on Politics and Governance of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
(ed. with Oskar Gstrein), 2023 forthcoming

Cyberspace, Blockchain, Governance: How Technology Implies Normative Power and Regulation
Zwitter, A. & Hazenberg, J., 22-Oct-2020, Blockchain, Law and Governance. Cappiello, B. & Carullo, G. (eds.). Springer, p. 87-97

Deciding what to do: A universal Code of ethics for global citizenship: A universal Code of ethics for global citizenship
Zwitter, A., 2015, Deconstructing Global Citizenship: Political, Cultural, and Ethnic Perspectives. Bashir, H. & Gray, P. W. (eds.). Lexington Books, p. 99 120 p

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