Discover the benefits

Why study at the University of Lucerne? Consider these compelling reasons:  

Attractive study programmes

Humanities and social sciences, law, economics, health/medicine, theology, psychology: the University of Lucerne offers a wide range of opportunities to study subjects relating to people and their institutions. The interdisciplinary nature of the various study programmes allows for unique combinations.

Personal and manageable

A supportive learning environment and direct contact with lecturers are essential for academic success. With its manageable size and personal atmosphere, the University of Lucerne provides just that.

Modern teaching methods and focus on research

University of Lucerne professors have high standards when it comes to the quality of teaching and research. This benefits students, as classes are designed to be stimulating and supported by lecturers’ research.

International networks

The University of Lucerne has established a network of partner universities all over the world. This enables interested students to complete a semester abroad. Foreign students also provide an international flavour to the University of Lucerne.

Good job prospects

Graduates of the University of Lucerne have good job prospects – as highlighted by a recent survey by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office. Former students of Switzerland’s youngest university now hold positions of responsibility in business, administration and non-profit organisations.

Making a difference

Moving Human Sciences: The University of Lucerne aims to make a difference with its research and teaching and to move society forward.

Unique location

A modern building positioned conveniently next to the railway station and a mere stone’s throw away from Lake Lucerne: welcome to the University of Lucerne! Its central location, short distances and the fact that the entire university is under one roof create ideal conditions for studying and university life.