A Brief Introduction
The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is one the seven public-funded Universities of applied sciences founded in 1997. Till 15 October 2007, the University was called University of Applied Sciences of Central Switzerland. The University has campuses in Lucerne, Horw and Zug.
The University offers programs in English and German from undergraduate to Bachelor’s level. Bachelor, Master and certificate programs are available in fields like design, music, fine arts, animation 2D/3D, object design, banking & finance, international management & economics, sustainable energy systems.
World Ranking placed the University 21st in Switzerland and 3591 in the world.
Located in Lucerne, Canton of Lucerne, the University boasts of 6,000 in training and more than 4,400 in continuing education. There are 308 research and development projects and the University is regarded as the largest educational institute located in the center of Switzerland.
The university has following schools-
School of Engineering and Architecture (Hochschule Luzern – Technik & Architektur)
Business School (Hochschule Luzern – Wirtschaft)
School of Social work (Hochschule Luzern – Soziale Arbeit)
School of Art and Design (Hochschule Luzern – Design & Kunst)
Lucerne School of Music
The University offers English and German based education with levels from undergraduate to graduate. Bachelor, Master and certificate programs are available in fields like design, music, fine arts, animation 2D/3D, object design, banking & finance, international management & economics, sustainable energy systems, to list a few from the other variety courses they offer.
The University offers simple and enjoyable facilities to its students such as:
HSLU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
It is advisable to begin looking for accommodation before arriving in the city. The city and nearby suburbs provide various types of accommodations to students.
A non-profit association for student housing called StuWo modern and relatively cheap rooms, especially for exchange students.
Further accommodation facilities can be found on the websites listed below or can be found on the notice boards in the University buildings or in local newspapers.
The Local Hosts also provide accommodation to the students.
Student Mentor Foundation offers further accommodation: Student Mentor
Cost of living
CHF 800 per semester
CHF 300 per semester
CHF 400 to 800 per month
CHF 300 to 400 per month
CHF 50 to 70 per month
for Swiss citizens CHF 200 to 300 per month
for foreigners CHF 90 to 180 per month
Third party liability insurance
CHF 120 to 140 per year
Exchange students for Universities in the EW who have signed the ERASMUS agreement are directly eligible for a Swiss European Mobility grant. Students from non-EU Universities should contact the offices at their home Universities to look for scholarships and exchange programs.
Students intending to do an international degree should contact the relevant offices at their current home university or consulate regarding scholarship opportunities.
For more information please refer the link below-
Advising & Counseling
There is a list of advisors for the career counseling services-
Address: Werftestrasse, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland
Phone: +41 41 228 42 42