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Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Check whether Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is right for you as an international student.

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Uni facts

  • Lucerne, Switzerland
  • University type: Public
  • Rank: 4319
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Study abroad at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is based in the Swiss city of Lucerne, and is supported by the six cantons of Central Switzerland. The University offers a wide range of programs at bachelor’s and master’s levels, across six schools: engineering and architecture, business, IT, social work, art and design and music.

The University has three campuses, with the main site in Lucerne and further locations in Horw and Zug. They provide state-of-the-art facilities and there are canteens, libraries, sports facilities, software, advice, language courses, childcare facilities and a great deal more that students can access.

There is accommodation available for students, but as housing in Lucerne is scarce, it is recommended that you start searching for a place as early as possible.

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Why study at HSLU?

  • Industry links

    The University nurtures industry connections, allowing students to start building their professional networks

  • Hands-on learning

    Students can gain practical experience during their studies through fascinating integrated modules that can include study trips

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Life as an international student

When you join the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts as an international student, you will first attend an introductory week. These are designed to help you at the start of your studies and introduce you to life in Lucerne.

The University has a language center, which offers a broad range of language courses, many of which are tailored to international students. There are also around 450 administrative and technical support staff ensuring that everything runs smoothly.

There are professionals available should you need advice on things like your studies and career planning, job application coaching, CV writing, as well as psychological counseling.

Student life & facilities

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  • Tutoring Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
  • Praying Rooms
    • Language Centre
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses

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Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts programs

Fees and funding

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Undergraduate Tuition - 1,505 CHF / year

No scholarships available for international students.

Location

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Werftestrasse 4, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland

Here in the heart of Switzerland, students benefit from a broad cultural and leisure offer as well as beautiful scenery encompassing mountains and lakes.

  • To Geneva

    3.5 hours

  • To Zurich Airport

    1 hour

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Visa requirements for Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Many international students will require a visa to study in Switzerland, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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