Below you will find the legal basis for application and admission to the University of Lucerne. Messages and documents from UZH relating to your application and admission will be posted on the application portal for you to download. You can apply via the online form as soon as the application period for the desired degree program has begun. Knowledge of French is not required to enrol in our programmes but the Institute offers intensive French language courses to encourage bilingualism among its students. Speaking French is also an advantage when living in Geneva, as it is a multilingual environment. Please note that you will be eligible to apply during the last year of your current study programme, provided you obtain your final degree by September 2022.
Upon receipt of the application form, the University verifies compliance with the admission requirements. Admission requirements are specified in the respective pages of each program. Matriculation becomes legally valid after payment of the semester fees has been received.
Filing Your Application
The bill for the semester fees will be then canceled afterwards. There are different admission requirements for applicants with Swiss qualifications and for applicants with international qualifications. It is not possible to apply for financial aid in the late application deadline.
- The application deadline for candidates who need a visa is 30 April 2022.
- You can apply via the online form as soon as the application period for the desired degree program has begun.
- You can view the processing status of your application at any time in the application portal.
- Admission requirements are specified in the respective pages of each program.
The application fee must be paid for each application to a degree course, and, in principle, amounts to CHF 100.-, except for applications to the affiliate schools, the regulations for which specify other amounts. The application fee is non-reimbursable and may not be detracted from the semester fees charged to students who have been admitted to SUPSI courses. Applications will be considered only if the application fee has been paid. At master’s level, the teaching language is German, English or one or more other languages. For some degree programs, you require a very good command of the English language.
If you are interested in applying for our International Baccalaureate program, please complete theInternational Baccalaureate Applicationin addition to your regular application. Three teacher recommendations from the student’s present school, preferably from the principal, head teacher, or counselor, and teachers of English and Math. A transcript of the student’s school records for the past three years and any grade reports. We also encourage you to read through our Frequently Asked Questions page for information about common topics.
Invoices For The Tuition Fees And Enrollment
The UZH Card and proof-of-matriculation vouchers will be sent to you separately by regular mail. If you have any questions about your application or need support, please contact Student Administration Office or Admissions Office. A thesis proposal should be submitted that describes your research project.