Ceremony Prof. Picard - Doctor honoris causa

Ceremony and conference/debate (online)

Friday 4 June 2021

The University of Neuchâtel, on the proposal of its Faculty of Economics and Business, confers on Professor Robert G. Picard, Senior Visiting Fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University, the degree of Doctor of Economics honoris causa, for his decisive and pioneering contribution to the development of research in economics and management in the media sector, and for the dialogue he has established between academia, the profession and politics.

An online event is organised with the official presentation followed by a debate between Professor Picard, several speakers from the world of economics and the media and the public who wish to join us on this occasion, by clicking from 17h55, Friday, June 4, on the link mentioned below.


See the detailed programme


Official ceremony of awarding the Doctorate Honoris Causa to Prof. Robert G. Picard.


Conference and public debate with Prof. Picard "Digital Platforms and Changing Competition Regulation".

Debating guests:

  • Sandra Jean, editor in chief Watson
  • Lucy Küng, Honorary Doctorate in Economics  from the University of Neuchâtel, Board Member of the NZZ Media Group
  • Debate moderation: Agathe Chevalier, Avis d'Experts (RTS).

Video of the conference/debate

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Faculté des sciences économiques

Bureau 1.219

Rue A.-L. Breguet 2

2000 Neuchâtel



In the media

RTN - La Matinale

Interview of Prof. Annik Dubied, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business