Dear prospective student

On the following pages you will be able to apply for your studies.

In case you encounter difficulties with the application process the student administration is glad to help: For questions regarding the admission please check our admission guidelines

You should have electronic copies (PDF or JPEG) of the following documents ready for the application process:

Personal (mandatory)

  • Passport size photograph
  • Copy of passport or identity card
  • Copy of residence permit (only for foreigners residing in Switzerland)

Qualifications (can be filed subsequently)

  • Higher secondary school leaving certificate or other qualifications
  • Proof of German language competence (only for non-native speakers, however not applicable for "Health Sciences")

Previous studies (can be filed subsequently)

  • Degree Awards (BA, MA)
  • Transcripts of records (overview of the course modules)
  • Confirmation of ‘ex-matriculation’ (only if you have studied at a Swiss University or Swiss University of Applied Sciences before)

Additionally for doctorate (can be filed subsequently)

Application fee

The application fee is CHF 100.-- for all study levels and faculties.
The payment has to be effected before the completion of the application process.
You can pay by credit card or by post/bank wire.
Please have your credit card details ready, if you intent to pay by credit card.
For payments by post/bank wire please find the information on this pdf PDF

The online application is not needed for:


Former students of the University of Lucerne please submit one of these forms

Other registration 

Students enrolled at other Swiss Universities have the possibility to study a minor or to attend single lectures. Please submit one of these forms:

 Please complete the forms digitally and submit them to: