Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Hochschule Luzern

Basic information

  • Identifiers
    • DEQARINST0202
    • CH0016
    • Erasmus: CH LUZERN14
    • SCHAC:
    • EU-PIC: 949598379
    • EU-VAT: CHE-328.508.904
    • WHED: IAU-007444
  • Provider type
    higher education institution
  • Further location(s)
  • Website
  • Founding year
  • QF-EHEA levels
    second cycle, first cycle
  • Previous names
    • Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Fachhochschule Zentralschweiz) until 30/06/2007

National External Quality Assurance Requirements

  • Programme accreditation
    voluntary, except for medical and health professions according to public health regulations
  • Institutional accreditation
    Institutional accreditation according to Swiss law, with a decision by the Swiss Accreditation Council, is mandatory for all public higher education institutions of the tertiary sector and for private higher education institutions using a protected denomination (“University”, “University of Applied Sciences”, “ University of Teacher Education“). Successful accreditation has no legal impact beyond the right to use one of the protected denominations but is a testimony to a quality assurance systems covering all processes and suited to support the higher education institution to achieve its goals.
  • Further information on external quality assurance in Switzerland

External Quality Assurance Reports and Decisions

Institutional level

Part of the obligatory external QA system Decision: positive with conditions or restrictions
Institutional accreditation

Programme level

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