Part of the courses offered are open to public. Audit students take only selected courses (max. 10 courses) without the intention to obtain a degree.

Courses for Audit Students

Courses that are open to Audit Students can be searched online via course catalog [en] ("Vorlesungsverzeichnis"). See courses available for audit students in "Extended  search" ("Erweiterte Suche").


Fall semester 2019

Audit students enroll via the Student Administration Office of the University of Lucerne by the application form. (Only in German)

First day of classes: September 16th, 2019
Application deadline: September 27th, 2019

The course catalogue for the Fall semester 2019 is  published in the following link: Course catalogue Fall Semester 2019


At a withdrawal up to two weeks after the beginning of the semester, a processing fee of CHF 20.00 will be charged. Later withdrawals will be charged 100 % of the fees applicable. 


Fees are fixed at CHF 150.00 per hour/week per semester (SWS) and at a maximum of CHF 800.00 per semester. As soon as the application is processed, the fees will be invoiced and an Audit Student ID Card issued. 

Verification of Course Attendance (Testat)

At the Student Administration Office a verification sheet of course attendance (Testatkarte) can be obtained, on which the attended course(s) are recorded. This card can be signed and confirmed by the lecturer. At the end of the semester the responsible Dean’s Office will confirm it by a semester stamp.

For further information please contact the Dean’s Offices.


University of Lucerne

Student Administration Office
Frohburgstrasse 3, Room 4.A07
P.O. Box 4466
6002 Lucerne

T +41 41 229 50 60

Student Administration Office opening hours
Mon. – Fri. from 10 am – 1 pm

The Student Administration Office is 4.A07 and is located on the 4th floor
near the main staircase facing towards the lake (vending machines).