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.

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.

26th November 2018
National Fund supports research project

Researchers at the Center for HRM at the University of Lucerne have raised around CHF 335,000 for their project from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). This project deals with the effects of wage transparency.

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.

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.

11th June 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.

 

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.

24th January 2017
Lecture Series Spring 2017: Strengthening Health Systems through Learning Cycles

In this lecture series, distinguished scientists from different countries and health care systems present their vision of a Learning Health System and share their experiences in the implementation of the Learning Health System idea.