The Generic Skills courses and the courses offered by the office for Gender Equality are directed towards students who are doing a doctorate/PhD as well as the mid-level faculty and is free of charge for them. For external doctorate students, the courses are subject to charge.

The program serves the in-depth study of interdisciplinary topics and supports young researchers during their academic career. Some courses also prepare the students for their working life outside of university.

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Fall semester 2019

The Messenger is the Message (closed)

Presentation training for female doctoral students and postdocs

With Sibylle Sommerer, Speak GmbH

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9.00-17.00, Room A-119
Thursday, 19 September 2019, 9.00-17.00, Room A-119

University of Berne, UniS, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, 3012 Bern

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The Messenger is the Message

Free for staff of the University of Lucerne. External participants: CHF 200


Deadline: 12 August 2019

Time Management (closed)

How to improve productivity and maintain a healthy work-life-balance

With Sandra Bajus

Friday, 15 November 2019, 9.00-5.00, Room 458, 4th floor, Güterstrasse 3, Luzern

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Time Management


Deadline: 31 October 2019 

Open Access (closed)

Why publish Open Access – and how does it work?

With Dr. Simone Rosenkranz Verhelst, Dr. Andreas Hägler, Dr. Wolfram Lutterer

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 9.00-12.30, Room HS 12 (morning) and Sitzungszimmer ZHB (personal advice meetings in the afternoon)

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Open Access


Deadline: 5 November 2019

Campus Luzern

Courses offered by Campus Luzern, Cooperation UNILU / HSLU / PHLU, can be found here.

Graduate Academy

Courses offered by the Graduate Academy can be found here.