12th juillet 2018
New Study Programme: Dual Master's Degree in Political Science

The University of Lucerne and Carleton University of Ottawa (Canada) now jointly offer a master’s programme in political science. The programme is due to start in fall 2018.

2nd juillet 2018
New Research Cluster at the Department of Political Science

The Lucerne Cluster for Configurational Methods (LUCCS) has been established at the Department of Political Science. The cluster works on so-called “configurational” methods, which have gained considerably in popularity in the social sciences. LUCCS contributes to defining the state of the art in this field of research.

11th juin 2018
PolSem raised a large number of third-party funds in 2017

The Department of Political Science at the University of Lucerne was particularly successful in attracting competitively awarded third-party funds in 2017. A total of almost CHF 4 million was raised. This was a continuation of earlier successes.