Hochschule Luzern

country rank  13
world rank  1869

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University Overview

Founded in 1997, Hochschule Luzern (Lucerne University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Luzern (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Lucerne. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Zug. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Hochschule Luzern (HSLU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hochschule Luzern (HSLU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 22 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

University Location

Address Frankenstrasse 9
Luzern (population range: 50,000-249,999)
6002 Lucerne
T +41 (41) 228 4242
F +41 (41) 228 4243
Other locations Zug

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Hochschule Luzern's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019