AN AWARD-WINNING STUDY PROGRAMME

Become part of something special.

Our students regularly participate in practice-oriented project seminars and international competitions as part of their studies, such as the Accenture Campus Challenge or the SAP DemoJam. We are proud that our students have repeatedly been chosen as winners at such competitions.

Our professors have also received several international awards - not only for their research results, but also for their teaching activities, for example AIS awards for "Innovation in Teaching" or for "Outstanding Contributions to Information Systems Education." The AIS is the leading academic association for Information Systems worldwide.

The university has also received several awards. For example, in eduwo.ch's Swiss Education Ranking 2017, the University of Liechtenstein currently holds the top position among universities.

Here you will find a selection of prizes and awards that our students and lecturers have received in recent years.

SELECTED AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

International prizes and awards of our students and lecturers

 

2018: European Research Paper of the Year

Dr. Markus Weinmann, a lecturer in the Information Systems Master's programme, received the "European Research Paper of the Year" award from CIONET for his publication "How Is Your User Feeling? Inferring Emotion Through Human-Computer Interaction Devices".

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2018: Best Teaching Award

Dr. Bernd Schenk, lecturer in the Master's programme in Information Systems, received the "Best Teaching Award" at the Dies Academicus from the student representation group of the University of Liechtenstein (ULSV). This price was awarded for the first time this year.

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2017: First place in the eduwo.ch education ranking

The University of Liechtenstein is the leading university in the Swiss education ranking 2017 on the recommendation platform eduwo.ch. Around 2,000 students rated their study programmes based on various criteria (e.g., lecturers, college equipment, and organisation).

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2017: Final at the Accenture Campus Challenge

Information Systems students successfully participated with their project "Cownect - Agriculture of the Future" at the Swiss finale of the Accenture Campus Innovation Challenge, a cross-university and international case study competition.

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2017: AIS award “Outstanding Contribution to Information Systems Education”

Prof. Dr. Jan vom Brocke received an education award from the Association for Information Systems (AIS) for the website eduglopedia.org at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) in Seoul.

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2017: WfMC Global Award for Excellence in BPM & Workflow

The Hilti Corporation and the Hilti Chair of Business Process Management at the University of Liechtenstein together won the "2017 WfMC Global Award for Excellence in BPM & Workflow.”

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2016: Winners of the SAP DemoJam

Students of the Master's programme in Information Systems presented their demo "UniBuddy" to about 8,000 participants at the world's leading SAP conference TechEd in Barcelona and were finally chosen the deserved winners.

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2016: Winners of the Accenture Campus Challenge

Information Systems students have won the international final of the Accenture Campus Innovation Challenge in Kronberg near Frankfurt/Main with their project "Smart Waste Management."

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2015: Winners of the SAP DemoJam

At the TechEd conference in Barcelona, students of the Information Systems Master's programme presented a solution for increasing energy efficiency to around 10,000 participants, and were chosen as the winners.

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2014: Most innovative master thesis

Anastasiia Korotina, a graduate from the University of Liechtenstein, has won the first prize of the SAP Higher Education Working Group (SAP-Arbeitskreis Hochschulen e.V.) for the most innovative Master's thesis.

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2014: SAP University Alliance: Visionary Member

Students at the University of Liechtenstein learn how to use ERP systems by practicing with SAP. Dr. Bernd Schenk, a lecturer in the Information Systems Master's programme, was therefore honored as a "Visionary Member" of the SAP University Alliance at the SAP TechEd Conference in Berlin.

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2013: AIS Award for Innovation in Teaching

Prof. Dr. Jan vom Brocke received the AIS Award for Innovation in Teaching for his "Collaborative Business" course at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) in Milan.

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