About the Project


The survey Questionnaire about Death and Dying (2014) examines how different societies and cultures deal with death and dying by asking about corresponding attitudes and habits, desires and fears within different national, linguistic and religious contexts. The answers reveal the respective interdependency of culturally normative ideas and personal experiences. They give a varied insight into different practices and reflections on death and dying and shall therefore also contribute to an intercultural understanding of the topic.

Questionnaire about Death and Dying is not a representative survey. The project is rather based on an open approach: the juxtaposed answers form an intercultural kaleidoscope of views.

Questionnaire about Death and Dying addresses all readers that are interested in the topic of death.