Lecerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts



Country Switzerland
City Lucerne
Founded 1997
Number of Students about 7000
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International Office

International in the Field of Engineering and Architecture



Type of Partnership Cooperation with the Faculty of Civil Engineering
Who can apply? Bachelor students (as of the 3rd Semester)
Master students
Type of Stay Study
Length of Stay one Semester
Time of Stay Winter Semester or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Spots 5


Study Details

Semester Dates

1. Semester: End of September to February

2. Semester: End of February to End of July

Academic Year

Cooperating faculty/department

School of Engineering and Architecture

Building and Civil Engineering: 2 spots
Engineering and Engineering Trades: 5 spots
Environmental Protection Technology: 2 spots

Study Possibilities


It may not be possible for exchange students to take all courses from all faculties. Further information can be obtained from our partner universities and from our experience reports.

Information for Exchange Students

Please note that in general the majority of the courses taken must be chosen by the cooperating faculty.

Course Offerings

Course Catalog in English

Course Catalog in the Countries Native Language

Please inform yourself about the courses offered directly at the partner university. If you have any questions about the corresponding courses or the course offerings in general, please feel free to contact the partner university directly.

Language Courses The university offers semester accompanying language courses.



Language Requirements English: B2
Application Deadline at the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Civil Engineering 31. January for the Winter Semester of the Same Year
Application Deadline at the Partner University

30. April for the Winter Semester of the Same Year

31. October for the Summer Semester of the Following Year

(Applying to the Partner University takes place only after successful application at RWTH Aachen University.)

Application at the Partner University

Information about the Application Process and Documents

(Applying to the Partner University takes place only after successful application at RWTH Aachen University.)



Practical Information


The partner university offers housing in the student dorms for exchange students.

Information concerning assistance from the university while searching for housing

Health Insurance Health insurance for abroad and private liability insurance are required for the entire duration of the stay.
Experience Reports MoveOn
Further Information

Federal Foreign Office

German Academic Exchange Service

Studying in Switzerland



Tuition Fees Fees Waived
Costs Travel Costs, Cost of Living, and Housing
Average Cost of Living 1600 to 2500 Euros monthly