29th octobre 2018
Symposium and Short Course in Lausanne, Nov. 29-30

How to improve the use of evidence-based health (care) information in practice and policy? The role of rapid reviews and policy briefs, and their synergistic effects.

17th octobre 2018
SSPH+ inter-university collaboration WORKSHOP, 24-25 January 2019 in Lausanne

The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne, and the Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy, University of Lucerne, are jointly organising a workshop:

How can behavioural economics help improve population health and health care delivery?

10th octobre 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.

6th aot 2018
Lecture Series Fall 2018 - Rehabilitation in Health Systems: A Global Perspective

In this lecture series, international experts on rehabilitation will review the promise, and the challenges, of strenghtening rehabilitation in global health systems through collaborations with academic, governmental and non-governmental partners as well as the private sector.

Please note that lecture of Karl Blanchet, November 7 had to be cancelled!

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.