Document Type : Applied Articles


1 MSc Student in Department of History, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Tabriz University, East Azerbaijan, Iran (Corresponding Author)

2 Assistant Professor in Department of Educational Sciences, Hakim Ferdowsi Alborz Campus, Farhangian University, Alborz, Iran

3 MA in Department of Bilingual Education, Faculty of Education, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA


SUBJECT AND OBJECTIVES: Scientometric analysis within the field of ethics education to spot hot spots and analysis gaps is taken into account as a necessity.
METHOD AND FINDING: The research method is descriptive-applied, and the research area includes all the articles on ethics education that were indexed in the Science Direct citation database from 1999 to 2022, and after filtering them, 24,939 of them were analyzed with the help of Excel and VOS Viewer software for analysis and display of data. The results of the research show that the number of articles has an upward trend and 2021 (1,121) had the largest share in the number of articles. Also, Research articles (8,140), journal of Social Science and Medicine (554), and the scientific field of Social Sciences (5,720) were ranked first.
CONCLUSION: Ethics, Education, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, culture, qualitative research, covid-19, gender, religion, have the most occurrence. 10 clusters were identified that the topics of informed consent, medical ethics, justice, professionalism, moral educationin are Previous, and also subjects: Covid-19, sustainability, Artificial Intelligence, Resilience, moral distressare, moral disagreement,  moral disengagement are new and professional identity, self-efficacy, public interest, transformational leadership, social cognition, beneficence, professional values, fraud, public policy, professionalization, pedagogical issues can be new and independent and maybe it indicates the review attention of the research towards them, in the field of ethics education.


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First of all, I thank God Almighty for giving me this opportunity to write this paper, and then this paper is dedicated to Prophet Muhammad, who taught us how to live a clean and moral life and brought us the best way of life.

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