The Private University in the Principality of Liechtenstein (UFL) sees itself as a modern university educational institution and sees its mission in independent teaching and research. With its accredited part-time doctoral programs in medical science and law, it is unique in the region. UFL is committed to the concept of lifelong learning and organizes its courses of study exclusively on a part-time basis.
The UFL offers courses in medical science and law. The range of studies is supplemented by courses of further education. UFL pays special attention to the offer of part-time doctoral programs. UFL accompanies ambitious people who want to combine professional expertise and scientific justification. UFL works on the coordination of university requirements, individual practical experience and practicability of a part-time study program. UFL regularly involves students. We strive to ensure the accreditation of the study programs permanently. Doctoral studies at UFL are job- and practice-oriented. It is designed for the accompanying and later or subsequent professional activity. UFL attaches great importance to the quality of teaching and the teaching competence of its lecturers. Thanks to its small size, UFL is able to ensure personal and individual attention to its students.
The research activities at UFL are application-oriented. Research projects in the context of dissertations are closely related to the professional activities of the doctoral candidate. Research activities within the framework of structured UFL research units are directly related to the scientific priorities of the faculties. UFL maintains international research cooperations and aims to expand them. International networking with universities and research institutions ensures the exchange of students and lecturers and provides access to modern research facilities. The graduates' research results are published in a separate series of publications.
The UFL attaches great importance to sustainable integration in Liechtenstein and especially in Triesen and strives for a good relationship with the community. UFL sees itself as an important cornerstone of an internationally attractive Liechtenstein educational location and contributes significantly to the educational diversity in the region. UFL considers the transfer of knowledge from research to the general public to be one of its most important tasks. It thus assumes social responsibility. Within the framework of public events, scientific findings are to be made accessible to the population in an understandable way.
Through the ALUMNI network, the UFL maintains relations with its students even after they have successfully completed their studies.