Faculty of Economics and Management
As a general rule, applicants should have an excellent academic record and must hold a Master’s degree or an equivalent qualification.
The doctoral regulations can be found on the regulations page of the faculty. If you fulfill the admission criteria mentioned in § 5 of the doctoral regulations, you can directly contact a professor who suits your research interests. Only if you have the commitment of a professor for supervision, you can submit your application (online).
If you have any queries, please contact Professor Manuel Oechslin.
Your future prospects
A doctorate at the University of Lucerne is worthwhile - this is shown by the list of former doctoral students and their current functions:
|Melanie Clegg||Postdoctoral Researcher @WU Wien|
|Christian Frey||Deputy Head of Finance & Taxes @economiesuisse|
|Gabriela Funk||Lecturer @Uni Lucerne & Independent Consultant|
|Sandra Furrer||Owner and Managing Director @Medarium|
|Anja Garbely||Economist @Alma Economics|
|Melanie Häner||Head of Social Politics and Education @IWP|
|Rino Heim||Postdoc @Universität Luzern|
|Benjamin Krebs||Postdoctoral Associate @MIT|
|Patrick Leisibach||Fellow @Avenir Suisse|
|Mario Morger||Co-Head @SwissRDL - Medical Registries and Data Linkage|
|Florian Roth||Economist/Data Analyst @Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung|
|Michele Salvi||Head of Economic Affairs and Chief Economist @Schweizerischer Versicherungsverband SVV|
|Laura Schärrer||Project Manager HR Strategy & Policies @Tertianum|
|Lukas Schmid||Fellow «Smart Government» @Avenir Suisse|
|Felix Schmutz||Managing Consultant@PPCmetrics AG|
|Elias Steiner||Project Manager Quality Development @UZH|
|Thomas Studer||Head of production @IWP|
Senior Advisor @Swiss Ibex GmbH