26th April 2019
Transportation Law on the Move: Challenges in the Modern Logistics World

The Competency Center for Logistics and Transport Law (KOLT) held a two-day conference at University of Lucerne under the heading «Transportation Law on the Move: Challenges in the Modern Logistics World». The conference, co-chaired by Prof. Dr. Andreas Furrer and PD Dr. Viola Heutger, was held on 25th/26th of April 2019 with 20 speakers and several guests from 6 different countries. The speakers were internationally recognized academic experts in transportation law and practitioners in leading positions. The participants shared their experience, analysis and visions on modern national and international transportation law embedded in a modern logistics and supply chain management.

29th October 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 October 2018
SSPH+ inter-university collaboration Workshop, 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 addressing how behavioural economics can help improve population health and health care delivery.

16th April 2018
1st Conference of the Swiss Society of Health Economics

The first conference of the Swiss Society of Health Economics will take place on September 14, 2018 at the University of Lucerne under the theme “Health Economics and Health System Reforms".

30th January 2018
The Patient’s Voice in Drug Development

In this lecture series, professionals from industries, academia and patient organizations will share their visions how the patient perspective can become an integral part of the drug development process, and how this relates to public interests, regulatory requirements, the law and international initiatives.

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.

11th December 2015
Success at the World Human Rights Moot Court 2015

We are happy to announce that the team of the University of Lucerne, for its written memorial, is ranked 1st in its particular UN region "Western Europe and Others" and 3rd in the overall ranking of the competition (Western Europe, Israel, North America, Australia and New Zealand).