Menschen verschiedener Altersgruppen und Nationalitäten
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.

Prof. Dr. Alexander H. Trechsel, Prorektor Forschung, und Prof. Dr. Bruno Staffelbach, Rektor der Universität Luzern mit Prof. Renaud Dehousse, Präsident des EUI orenz
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.

Cover Swiss Human Relations Barometer
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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