12th March 2020
Coronavirus: the University of Lucerne goes digital

Given the recent developments regarding the spread of COVID-19 the University of Lucerne will go digital as of March 16. The continuous functioning of the University is guaranteed. This includes research, teaching, executive education and administrative services.

28th February 2020
Lucerne Summer School in Health Econometrics

The Lucerne Summer School in Health Econometrics aims to bring together PhD students and senior lecturers in applied health economics and econometrics to discuss recent developments in the field and exchange ideas in an informal setting.

Date: June 8-10, 2020

19th February 2020
High acceptance for smart products

72 per cent of all Swiss nationals now own smart products. The majority of the population views smart products very positively. A key role is played by the trust in the appliances, as the first representative study in Switzerland on the topic has shown.

19th December 2019
Start of the call for the third "Lucerne Summer University" in Ethics under the patronage of UNESCO

The third edition of the international summer academy "Ethics in a Global Context" will start at the beginning of June 2020. Lecturers from various countries and disciplines have confirmed their participation, including the president of the ICRC Peter Maurer.

11th December 2019
Religious Identity divides and unites

Religion as a social identity is important for 50 percent of the population in Switzerland and for 57 percent in Germany. As the first results of a representative survey conducted by researchers at the universities of Lucerne and Leipzig show, religion can divide, but it can also unite. In addition, religion has a structuring effect on different types of social identity in society generally.

10th May 2019
The European University Institute and the University of Lucerne strengthen their cooperation

The European University Institute (EUI) and the University of Lucerne step up their cooperation in research and education. Last Saturday in Florence, the Presidents of the two academic institutions signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) including initial implementation steps.

10th October 2018
Foreign employees feel well-integrated at the workplace

More than half of foreign employees in Switzerland feel well-integrated in their work environment. Language difficulties serve as one of the main reasons for a lack of integration. This is concluded by the latest issue of the Swiss HR Barometer issued by the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich and the Universities of Lucerne and Zurich.

12th July 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.

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