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Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (3)
Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Humanities (1)



The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts was founded in 1997 under the Intercantonal Council of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Central Switzerland (FHZ).


The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts fulfils its mandate in the four areas of education, continuing and executive education, applied research and development, and services. The bachelor's and master's degree programmes follow the requirements of business, culture and civil society and prepare students for the needs of the job market. Ambitious professionals can choose from a wide range of continuing and executive education courses.


Because of its research activities and specialised services, the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is an important and reliable partner for enterprises in the private sector, federations/associations and public authorities. It maintains an extensive national and international network.

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Housing services

Are you looking for a place, a room that you can call your home for learning and living in? We offer affordable accommodation for local and exchange students. As housing in Lucerne is scarce, we recommend that you start searching for accommodation in good time.

Library services

The music library of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is an up-to-the-minute media resource consisting of more than 200,000 items of sheet music, audio media, books, films and magazines, as well as modern facilities and expert advice.

ICT services

The Hub creates space for new and additional opportunities to work, study and teach - alone, in pairs and as a group. Variously equipped and flexibly furnished spaces foster communal discovery, creation, experimentation and exploration. The services range of media offered are tailored to the needs of the School.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts offers students a myriad of opportunities for study and for creating a great life for themselves. 

Sports facilities

The three universities in Lucerne offer all students, employees and alumni a wide range of sports: countless sports and a wide range of trainings, courses, camps and events are available!

Student clubs

  • The student organisations of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts represent the interests of the students of the particular Schools of the University.
  • The School's student committee, STA, safeguards and promotes the interests of all students attending the Lucerne School of Engineering and Architecture. 
  • STAIR is the association of all students attending the Lucerne School of Computer Science and Information Technology. 

Student Reviews

The contents are good, but I don't recommend
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

The contents its self is quite good, a lot of learning, covered wide areas such as marketing, media design, and organizational design. However, the program is sometimes not organized (unmanaged time schedule, poor quality slide), sometimes I feel unfair grade, (low grade despite the professor uses my works to show to the first-year students), team formation can be...

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I liked that Professors pretty much are willing to help whenever I needed them. However, sometimes for me it was difficult some courses because the education gap between Kyrgyzstan and Switzerland is very high.

Easy come, easy go. Support my young effort for helping me concretely to become the best version of me I could become.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I will start my studies in September so I can't say so much. Buy during this difficult months of Corona the University managed to organise everything in a very efficient way . All the people have always been really kind and disposable, like I already was a memeber of the School.

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