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.

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.

6th August 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 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.

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.