Dr Boris Schwitzer completed his studies in philosophy and history at the Universities of Heidelberg (doctorate) and Frankfurt am Main (First State Examination for the Teaching Office at High Schools). From 2000 to 2004 he was a research assistant at the University of Mannheim (at the Chair of Prof Dr Schönhoven). In addition to being a student teacher from 2004 to 2006 at the Albertus-Magnus-Schule in Viernheim (Second State Examination for the Teaching Office at Grammar Schools), he completed an apprenticeship as a museum educator.
Since the school year 2007/
Dr Boris Schwitzer is Vice-Chairman of the Baden-Württemberg Association of Philosophy and has been a lecturer at the Institute of Philosophy of the TU since 2008 (e.g. Descartes, Kant, Aristotle, Plato, Nelson and on philosophical problems in literature, among others, using the example of Stanislaw Lem: Solaris and Tolkien: The Lord of the Rings). Since 2019 he has been an honorary professor of philosophy and philosophy didactics at the TU.
In addition, Dr Boris Schwitzer is involved in the project cooperation between the State Seminar for Didactics and Teacher Education Heidelberg and the TU: “Philosophisch-didaktive Grenzgänge” (Philosophical-didactic Crossings) with lecturers and students of the Philosophical Institute of the TU. He also is a member of the “Philosophisch-Politische Akademie” (Philosophical-Political Academy, PPA) and founder and head of the “Heidelberger Arbeitskreis für neo-sokratisches Philosophieren” (Heidelberg Working Group for Neo-Socratic Philosophy, HANS).