Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

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Lucerne University
of Applied Sciences and Arts
Hochschule Luzern HSLU
Established 1997
Type Public university
Rector Sabine Jaggy
Academic staff 439 (2007)
Admin. staff 789 (2007)
Students 4,000[1]
Location Lucerne, Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
47°00′50″N 8°18′22″E / 47.014°N 8.306°E / 47.014; 8.306Coordinates: 47°00′50″N 8°18′22″E / 47.014°N 8.306°E / 47.014; 8.306
Campus Lucerne, Horw, Zug
Nickname HSLU
Website http://www.hslu.ch/

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (German: Hochschule Luzern) is one of seven regional, public-funded universities of applied sciences founded in 1997.[2] The University was called University of Applied Sciences of Central Switzerland (German: Fachhochschule Zentralschweiz) until October the 15th 2007.[3] Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is a Swiss public vocational university with campuses in Lucerne, Horw and Zug.[4]

Schools[edit]

  • School of Engineering and Architecture (Hochschule Luzern – Technik & Architektur)
  • Business School (Hochschule Luzern – Wirtschaft)
  • School of Social work (Hochschule Luzern – Soziale Arbeit)
  • School of Art and Design (Hochschule Luzern – Design & Kunst)
  • Lucerne School of Music was formed in 1999 when the city's Conservatory of Music, Academy of Church Music, and Jazz School merged into a single university-status institution, called Musikhochschule Luzern.[5][6]

Academic Programs[edit]

The University offers English and German based education with levels from undergraduate to graduate. Bachelor, Master and certificate programs are available in fields like design, music, fine arts, animation 2D/3D, object design, banking & finance, international management & economics, sustainable energy systems to name a few.[7][8][9]

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