The Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy of the University of Lucerne promotes research and prepares scientists to work in the field of health and disability from a biopsychosocial perspective. The theoretical framework of the department is rooted in the concept of human functioning, as codified by the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. 

24th January 2017
Lecture Series Spring 2017: Strengthening Health Systems through Learning Cycles

In this lecture series, distinguished scientists from different countries and health care systems present their vision of a Learning Health System and share their experiences in the implementation of the Learning Health System idea.

31st August 2016
Lecture Series: Measuring Hospital Quality and Performance

This lecture series aims to present some of the promising new initiatives to measure quality of care in Swiss hospitals. The lecturers will introduce perspectives of health care practitioners and policy stakeholders alike and will elaborate on the scientific foundation and the international context of quality initiatives.

23rd June 2016
Prof. Armin Gemperli was appointed expert committee member of ANQ

The ANQ (national association for the quality development in hospitals and clinics) has restructured its quality panel on patient satisfaction with Prof. Armin Gemperli as expert committee member.

Administration offices

Administration Office: Department Health Sciences and Health Policy

Colette Lenherr / /

room 1.B11
Mon, Tue afternoons: 13.30 - 16.00 hrs
Wed - Thu: 09.00 - 12.00 / 13.30 - 16.00 hrs

Contact Administration Master in Health Sciences