It will soon be the end of the year once again. It feels like this year has progressed at different speeds for each of us, even though everyone was kept on their toes by Corona. Some flitted from deadline to deadline, others patiently plodded through literature, dates and texts, whilst others changed tempos and switched between speeding up and slowing down. Since time immemorial, the days of the year have been the same length, but their psychological experience varies, and time always seems to be short.
Messages from the University Executive Board
Sunday opening times for students during exam preparation
The library will have special opening times: 19th December 2021 and 9th/16th January 2022 – from 9am to 5pm.
University of Lucerne and PH students can gain access via the night entrance, and with a valid CampusCard. More Info (pdf)
Workstations for students during the exam revision period
Looking for a quiet space to read and study? In December, all open lecture halls and seminar rooms can be used for learning or participating in digital courses (exceptions: lecture halls 1, 9 and 10). From 3rd to 27th January, lecture halls 11, 12, 13 and 14 are reserved for students to study. The Tutorial room is available for group work. Certificates and masks are compulsory.
Save the Date: Summer holiday week 2022
From 18th to 22nd July 2022, the Office for Equal Opportunities is organising a supervised holiday week for kindergarten and school children of students and staff of the University of Lucerne. Information on the programme and registration will follow in mid-March via Equal Opportunities Events. Interested parents can contact Pia Ammann by e-mail and will be notified as soon as there is news.
New broschure "Uni and Family"
The compatibility of family and studies is an important topic for the University of Lucerne. With the new brochure "Uni and Family", we want to support you during pregnancy and in your life with a child. Rainbow families also receive information, as do couples who adopt a child. In addition, there are tips on how to achieve compatibility in everyday study life. The Equal Opportunities Office will be happy to provide you with information and advice.
Student services office information
Semester fee, enrolment status, study level, change of subject
Mid-January 2022, the invoice for the spring semester fee will be sent by e-mail to your stud.unilu address or your e-banking account.
Application deadlines for student exchange
If you are interested in taking part in an exchange, please take a look at the website of the International Relations Office (IRO) and contact the mobility coordinator within your home faculty in good time.
SEMP-Programme (exchange within Europe): 1st March 2022 for the autumn semester of 2022 and the spring semester of 2023
Partnership-Programme (exchange outside of Europe): 1st March 2022 for the autumn semester 2022
CH-Unimobil-Programme (exchange within Switzerland): 15th April 2022 for the autumn semester 2022
Opening times over the Christmas and New Year period
Opening times for the building, library and cafeteria – Accessibility of the Student Services Office, IT Services and Infodesk
HSCL sports programme
Discover the range of sports on offer with weekly training sessions, courses/camps, events, lectures and services! Winter sports
Psychological Counselling Center Campus Lucerne
The Psychological Counselling Centre is available for any psychological concerns. Whether study-related, professional or private issues – up to five free counselling sessions (in person or online) can be arranged. More information at www.pblu.ch, where you can also find information about the workshops.
horizonte – Chaplaincy for students
The student house 'Leo 15' was reopened at the beginning of December. Reservations can be made at horizonte. We have a lot planned for next year. On 14th February 2022, we will be offering the @ unilu.chWorkshop «sich entscheiden» (making up your mind). All events: www.horizonte-luzern.ch
Campus Orchestra is looking for musicians
Do you play an instrument, are you interested in symphonic music and would you like to spend your Monday evenings making music together? Then you've come to the right place! Students are welcome, as are alumni and staff of the University of Lucerne. Rehearsals start on 21st February 2022. We look forward to seeing you! Info and registration: www.campusorchester.ch
News from the ZHB Lucerne library
Extended opening hours at the Sempacherstrasse site
From 3 January 2022, the opening hours at Sempacherstrasse will be extended in a pilot phase: Monday to Sunday 8am-8pm. After half a year, it will be decided whether the extended opening hours will be maintained.
Lockers: Key return
Have you been renting a locker this semester? Please return your locker key by Friday, 31st January 2022 (at the latest) to the Infodesk. Please note: your locker must be fully emptied; please leave the door open and close the lock.
Costs and further information
Mercator Kolleg: Call for applications for scholarships 2022/23
Every year, the Mercator Kolleg for International Affairs awards five scholarships to university graduates from all disciplines to prepare them for leadership roles in international organisations and NGOs. The monthly stipend for scholars from Switzerland is CHF 3,500. The application deadline is 31.01.2022. More information: Swiss Study Foundation
Uni magazine 'cogito': Sustainability in focus
The eighth issue of the university magazine with the focus topic "Sustainability" invites you to browse. The articles can be found at www.unilu.ch/magazin, and the print version is available free of charge in the Uni/PH building.
Semester Info in German or English
Distribution of the Semester Info is done in either German or English.
If necessary, you can change your language within UniPortal (German or English). The language you opt for will then apply to all of the bilingual communication that is sent out by the University of Lucerne.
Next edition: 22nd February 2022
The Semester Info provides you with official announcements and information from the Executive Board of the university at the beginning and end of each semester. The faculties will contact you directly with information about lectures and your course of study.