The UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch (UBE), established in 2001 represents a unique attempt in the Swiss institutional landscape to translate sustainable development principles into innovative social, environmental and economic practice on the ground. This project builds on a new and evolving partnership between the University of Lucerne and the UBE to bridge research with real management challenges on the ground. 

As part of the partnership with UBE, research proposals, student fieldwork is being organized and there is regular exchange between management staff and the department. 

Artikel im UNILU Aktuell Ausgabe Nr. 48, September 2014