The outstanding range of different disciplines, all offered in or around Lucerne, places the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in such a unique position among Switzerland’s higher education institutions.
The School of Engineering and Architecture is located in Horw, a 10 minute bus ride from the city centre of Lucerne. The modern campus with its state-of-the-art infrastructure offers excellent conditions for teaching, research and delivery of services.
At the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Business is more than a course subject – it is the focus of research and consulting services. The School’s close ties to business, government and the public sector have given it a distinct profile as a results-oriented, action-based institution that keeps pace with current practice.
The School of Social Work is an innovative and practice-based learning centre that also conducts research and offers a broad range of professional services. The School has contributed much to the ongoing professionalization and advancement of social work and enjoys an excellent reputation among experts and students.
The School of Art and Design is the country’s oldest arts school with a tradition, spanning more than 130 years. Its select Bachelor and Master programmes and its twenty fully equipped in-house workshops give it a name in the fields of applied art and design – affording students the kind of skills that will help them meet the challenges of this industry.
The Lucerne School of Music emphasizes the importance of practical artistic experience gained in performances. Its superior course offerings allow students a great deal of freedom in combining the subjects they take. The programme’s cornerstones constitute jazz and classical music, music and movement, and church music.