Martin Wiedmer

Vice Dean, Head of Research

Hochschule Luzern – Art & Design

+41 41 248 64 30


Martin Wiedmer is an architect (Dipl. Architekt HTL). Since 2012 he has been vice dean at the Lucerne School of Art and Design. He is in charge of four research groups, the Bachelor’s specializations in Object, Textile and Jewelry Design, Design Management, International and the Master’s programmes in Design and Film. From 2001, he built up the research department of the Academy of Art and Design at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, where he also headed the Institute of Art and Design Research from 2005 and 2012. There, he carried out research and service projects mainly in the fields of Interaction Design and Design Thinking. He is active in various research commissions, juries and committees.

Claudia Ramseier

Senior Research Associate
Coordinator SwissGradNet

Hochschule Luzern – Art & Design

+41 41 248 62 24


Claudia Ramseier holds a Master’s Degree in Social Anthropology, Communication and Religious Studies. Since 2014 she works at Lucerne School of Art and Design for the Bachelor’s programme Design Management, International, where she contributed to the curriculum development and taught academic writing. She also serves as project leader in the school’s Higher Education Development and International Relations. Since 2017, she is the coordinator of SwissGradNet. Prior to this assignment, she worked, inter alia, in the film department of the Zurich University of the Arts, as communication officer for the Fribourg International Film Festival (FIFF) and in the International Relations Department of the University of Bern.