19th December 2019
Die FURCHE: Becoming a Robot

Digital transformation poses completely new questions for us: What does it even still mean to become human and not machine? A guest commentary by Prof. Dr. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger.

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.

25th November 2019
Sold out event on the topic "Digitalization of the working world"

In addition to Carmen Walker Späh (President of the Government, Department of Economic Affairs of the Canton of Zurich), Hans Hess (President Swissmem, Vice President economiesuisse), Prof. Dr. Thomas Gächter (University of Zurich), Prof. Dr. Gudela Grote (ETH Zurich), Prof. Dr. Andreas Kellerhals (University of Zurich) and Prof. Dr. Roger Rudolph (University of Zurich) Prof. Dr. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger (Director of the Institute for Social Ethics ISE of the University of Lucerne) at a lecture on the topic "Ethical Issues in the Digital Working World" and a podium participation on the discourse on 25.11.2019.


20th November 2019
SNSF supports research on talent management

Organizations often find it difficult to identify talented employees. A research group led by Prof. Dr. Bruno Staffelbach evaluates what kind of biases are relevant in talent identification, how they influence decision making in talent identification and how to deal with biases that are discriminating.

6th September 2019
Radio Maria: Interview with Peter G. Kirchschlaeger about the Responsibility of Multinational Corporations

Interview (06.09.2019, 13.00 Uhr)

15th May 2019
feinschwarz.net: Who bears the responsibility for human rights in the churches? A theological-ethical view

When dealing with universally applicable human rights, there are also urgent questions for religious communities regarding the relationship between individual and collective rights. Prof. Dr. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger explores the question of what this means for the relationship between state and church.

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.

2nd May 2019
EUI and University of Lucerne launch Voting Advice Application

The European University Institute and the University of Lucerne launch euandi2019, an Online Tool to help citizens make an informed choice in the upcoming 2019 European Parliament (EP) elections.

1st May 2019
Seetaler Bote: The world of work from an ethical point of view

How can a company operate on ethical criteria? The "Idee Plus", the Förderverein Idee Seetal, were invited to a podium discussion on Wednesday. Four entrepreneurs and Peter Kirchschlaeger, professor at the University of Lucerne, discussed the topic.

29th April 2019
Prof. Dr. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger comments on Swiss Television SRF in the business magazine ECO

5G – investing on the principle of hope.