21st January 2021
Digitalization and generation management

In their article in the trade magazine personalSCHWEIZ, Dr. Anja Feierabend and Julian Pfrombeck use the Swiss HR Barometer Data 2020 to analyze the extent to which corporate digitization is widespread in Switzerland and what impact it has on employees of different ages.

12th December 2020
Corona: cancellation of workplaces, earlier evening closing

In order to contain the Corona pandemic, the Federal Council and the Canton of Lucerne have decided on more stringent measures. Among other things, this means that only loans are possible at the ZHB location Uni/PH and that the library and building will close earlier.

11th December 2020
First graduation ceremony of the MAS in Effective Leadership

8 graduates received the diploma "Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Effective Leadership" from the University of Lucerne and the Swiss Armed Forces College.

9th December 2020
EU funding for research in digital trade law

Dr. Mira Burri has become the first researcher at the University of Lucerne to receive a grant from the European Research Council (ERC). With this grant in the amount of 1.6 million euros, she will investigate the effects of the data-driven economy on international trade law.

5th December 2020
Equals among equals

Homophilia, the tendency to interact with similar people, underlies human relationships. Researchers from the University of California and Microsoft Workplace Intelligence have conducted a study on this phenomenon.

13th November 2020
Weitere Förderung des "Schweizer HR-Barometer"

Der "Schweizer Human-Relations-Barometer" misst regelmässig die Einstellungen, Wahrnehmungen, Stimmungen und Absichten von Beschäftigten in der Schweiz. Für den Zeitraum 2021 bis 2024 wurde erneut ein Förderbeitrag des Schweizerischen Nationalfonds (SNF) gesprochen.

9th November 2020
Crisis staffs against the pandemic

This spring, many companies and authorities set up task forces, working groups or crisis teams to respond to the consequences of Covid-19. Mostly temporary teams with HR specialists without medical training and in-depth knowledge in crisis management. A research team from the University of Lucerne has collected data to investigate the effectiveness of these teams.

5th November 2020
Virtual International Days 2020

This year our 'International Days' will take place virtually from Monday 23rd of November to Thursday 26th of November. Join us to find out more about the possibilities for an exchange semester.

21st October 2020
Corona: Prof. Dr. Stefan Boes elected to expert group

The "Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force" advises the authorities in connection with the corona pandemic. Now Prof. Dr. Stefan Boes, Professor of Health Economics, has been appointed as a member of the expert group "Economics".

The Swiss HR Barometer will be published for the eleventh time in 2020.
7th October 2020
Job satisfaction decreases with digitisation

This year’s Swiss HR Barometer combines two major trends: digitisation, and an aging society. Almost 40 percent of those surveyed can imagine working beyond retirement age. Job satisfaction decreases as digitisation of an employee’s tasks increases.