Education and training in Lucerne
For a country like Switzerland, which is poor in raw materials, a well-trained workforce and continuous innovation are the most important assets. Education and research policies are geared accordingly. The quality of public schools is internationally recognized.
Dual vocational training
Switzerland’s dual education system is unique in the world and enables the country to train a highly qualified workforce. In addition to the classic school career at secondary schools and universities, workers are trained directly in practice in many craft and industrial professions as well as in professions in the service sector.
Wide range of education
Lucerne has a wide range of educational opportunities, from preschool institutions to international schools and universities. Technical schools, the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, the University of Lucerne and various institutes of further education offer courses in almost all disciplines.
Typical of Switzerland’s permeable education system are the many job-oriented continuing education programs. In Lucerne, the offer is particularly large in the areas of gastronomy, tourism and health.
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts stands for practical and interdisciplinary education and training in technology & architecture, business, information technology, social work, design & art, and music. It fulfills a performance mandate in the areas of: Education, Continuing Education, Research & Development and Services.
University of Lucerne
The University of Lucerne consists of the Faculties of Theology, of Cultural and Social Sciences, of Law, of Economics and the Department of Health Sciences and Medicine.
Private schools complement the public institutions. There, children of expats receive a suitable native-language or international education and achieve the school-leaving qualifications valid in their home country.
BHMS Business & Hotel Management School
Phone +41 41 248 70 00
FOUR-FOREST Bilingual International School
Phone +41 41 320 25 31
International School of Central Switzerland AG
Phone +41 41 781 44 44
International School of Zug and Luzern, Hünenberg
Phone +41 41 768 29 50
International School of Personalised Learning GmbH
Phone +41 44 594 82 80
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Phone +41 41 367 44 03