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.

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).

16th September 2015
Graduation Ceremony Health Sciences

On Monday, September 07, 2015, the first Graduation Ceremony in Health Sciences was held.

36 Master graduates and one PhD were awarded their diploma by Professor Dr. Stefan Boes, the Director of the Master Program in Health Sciences.

28th May 2015
Prof. Sara Rubinelli is newly appointed chair of the pEACH commitee

Prof. Sara Rubinelli is the national representative for Switzerland of the European Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH) and is now the newly appointed chair of the pEACH committee. pEACH is the new division of EACH that will be working on fostering knowledge translation and dissemination, and policy making in health communication. www.each.eu