Lucerne University of Applied Sciences

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Location: Lucerne - Central Switzerland
Werftestrasse 4, 6005 Luzern



Environment - Nov 29

There is a high level of interest in small forms of housing among the Swiss population. However, there are clear differences between those who already live or have lived in such a form of housing and those who can imagine doing so in principle. These are the findings of a study conducted by Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Campus - Nov 21

From fall 2024, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts will be offering Switzerland's first Bachelor's degree course in immersive technologies. Graduates will be able to use innovative approaches such as virtual reality in a variety of ways - whether to accelerate product development, visualize construction projects or support behavioural therapies.

Architecture - Nov 20

"Building under changing conditions" was the focus of the 6th Swiss Building Forum on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at the Suurstoffi in Rotkreuz. 100 construction and real estate experts exchanged views on the most pressing issues for construction in times of climate change.

The Canton of Zug, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences are jointly launching the ITSec4KMU program. Their aim: to support Swiss SMEs in the fight against cybercrime.

Social Sciences

In an international study, the Gallup AG Switzerland polling institute and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts examined the legitimacy of 25 primary care organizations in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. While postal services are particularly highly regarded by the population, public service media in all three countries have the lowest level of support.

Campus - Jun 21

After years of diligence, the crowning glory follows: the final exhibition of the design, film and art students. This year, for the first time, the diploma theses from two new fields of study are also on display: Data Design & Art and Spatial Design.

Computer Science

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and the national organization of the world of work ICT-Vocational Training Switzerland have entered into a university partnership with retroactive effect from January 1, 2023. The university partnership promotes the exchange and coordination between vocational training and university education in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT).

Media - Nov 21

What does a good public service mean in today's media landscape and how much should it cost? These questions not only concern politicians, but also divide the population. Media economist Philipp Bachmann explains in an interview why social headwinds are not necessarily a bad thing for public media.

Economics - Nov 16

Swiss companies have been more financially resilient through the past years of crisis than their neighbors in Germany and Austria. A high equity ratio, an advanced degree of digitalization and uncomplicated support measures from the state have ensured that Swiss companies are highly resilient to crises. These are the findings of a study by Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Health - Nov 8

Addiction support in Switzerland has grown historically and is the responsibility of the cantons and municipalities. The structures and services are correspondingly fragmented. People affected by addiction cannot always access the same help services. The place of residence and canton influence the services on offer. This is shown in a study by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Social Sciences

Supplementary family childcare in Switzerland lacks qualified staff. This has a negative impact on both the development of the children and the well-being of the employees. This is shown by a study conducted by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Environment - Jun 21

Solar stoves with thermal energy storage for families in Madagascar are intended to prevent even more forest from being lost in Madagascar. The solar stoves are being developed in a cooperation between the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and the NGO ADES from Mettmenstetten.

Health - Jun 13

The e-bike is not considered the first choice of sports equipment. In some cases, however, it can be just the thing: An app that enables controlled training is designed to give people with heart problems the necessary security and make it easier for athletic beginners to get started. The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and Biketec know how to do this.

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