Together with the Department of Health Sciences and Medicine at the University of Lucerne, Swiss Paraplegic Research (SPF) performs an important role with respect to academic education and training.
Educating and promoting highly qualified junior academics is of crucial importance for SPF. In competition for the most talented academics, SPF offers a scientifically oriented career program for junior development.
In 2010 the structured PhD program was established in collaboration with the Graduate School of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Lucerne. Master program in Health Sciences is in place since 2013 in cooperation with the University of Lucerne. Since 2014 there has been a PostDoc/Young Investigator Program.