Prof. Dr. Claudia Acklin
Leiterin CC Design Management
Hochschule Luzern - Design & Kunst
Master & Forschung
BiografieProf. Dr. Claudia Acklin studied social pedagogy and journalism and worked for more than 12 years as a journalist. During that period she also produced and directed two full-length documentaries revolving around "taboo" issues such as dying from AIDS and young suicides. In the past years she has mainly been working in the educational field as a lecturer, school co-director and developer of new study programmes such as the Master of Advanced Studies Digital Media or the Bachelor Design Management, International at Lucerne School of Art and Design. She has been the first head of this Bachelor since its successful start in 2006 until 2011 and, currently, is the head of the Competence Center Design and Management. She has been doing research in the areas of accessibility, design-driven innovation, creative entrepreneurship, and design management. She is a founding member of the association "Swiss Design Transfer", a regional centre for design promotion and support. This year, she also founded the new organisation "Creative Hub" to support designers to exploit their product, service and business ideas. Claudia Acklin holds a PhD from Lancaster University and the title of Professor from Lucerne School of Art and Design.
Publikationsliste von Claudia Acklin