Private university in the Principality of Liechtenstein

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Private University in the Principality of Liechtenstein (UFL)
founding 2000
Sponsorship private foundation
place Triesen
country Liechtenstein
management Barbara Gant (Rector)

The Private University in the Principality of Liechtenstein (UFL), formerly “University of Human Sciences in the Principality of Liechtenstein”, is a private university with state recognition and the right to award doctorates in the Principality of Liechtenstein . The university is located in the municipality of Triesen, south of Vaduz . The university was founded in autumn 2000 as a non-profit foundation under Liechtenstein law. Two doctoral programs are offered, the degrees of which are recognized in the European Union. So far 110 graduates have received their doctorate at the UFL. 13 research papers related to Liechtenstein were submitted.

Faculties and Research

The location of the UFL is the former cotton mill Jenny Spoerry Cie.
  • Medical and Scientific Faculty
  • Faculty of Law

The medical-scientific faculty has been organizing a public series of lectures on medicine, biology and psychology since 2008. In 2017/2018 there was a series of seminars on the further development of the Liechtenstein health system. The law faculty presents its findings in public lectures and in specialist symposia. The Editions Weblaw based in Bern leads the UFL a Series with jurisprudential theses with respect to Liechtenstein law.

Course offers

View of the campus.

In addition, there is a further training course "Clinical Genomic Medicine & Introduction to Genetic Counseling".


Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the university's highest body and consists of three to five members.

University Council

The University Council is elected by the Board of Trustees and consists of up to five members. The term of office is four years. The task of the university council is to advise the foundation board on all matters relating to the university's strategic direction.

Scientific Advisory Board

Scientific advisory boards for advice and quality assurance have been set up at the faculties. The evaluation of the qualifications and the current course of the training are regularly assessed in the advisory board. The Scientific Advisory Board accompanies the work of the dean and the head of the course with suggestions for improving the work of the faculty.

Research cooperation

In the context of medical research and teaching activities, the UFL works with the following institutions and universities:

See also

Web links

Commons : Private University in the Principality of Liechtenstein  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. FAQ. Retrieved June 4, 2019 .
  2. Dissertations. Retrieved June 4, 2019 .
  3. Liechtensteiner Vaterland, kick-off for the seminar on the further development of the Liechtenstein health system , October 3, 2017; Liechtensteiner Volksblatt, Healthcare: Impulse seminar starts , September 20, 2017.
  4. ^ UFL series of publications. Retrieved July 9, 2017 .
  5. Organization. Retrieved June 4, 2019 .
  6. ^ University Council. Retrieved June 4, 2019 .

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