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The Ecumenical Institute

The Ecumenical Institute at Bossey near Geneva, Switzerland, provides a space for reflection and study to students from around the world. Each student leaves prepared to return to his or her home communities and churches renewed and transformed through learning, encounter and personal exchanges at Bossey. By cooperating and working closely with churches, the institute is a foundational piece in the strengthening of the WCC fellowship and the ecumenical movement.

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