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Student Life in Switzerland

Switzerland is known for excellence in business, hospitality, tourism and culinary arts management education. This excellence is based on the teaching methodology of combining theory with hands-on practice, whereby the emphasis is placed on the development of the whole student.

The quality of life in Switzerland, its cultural and linguistic diversity, as well as its location in the center of Europe, have made the country attractive to those interested in launching a career in the global business, hospitality, tourism and culinary arts industry.

Come & Experience Excellence in Business, Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts Education.

Switzerland is perfectly situated in the center of Europe, bordered by France, Germany, Austria, Italy and Liechtenstein, and is an internationally recognized destination for students seeking top-quality education in Business Management, Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts.


Lucerne in Canton of Lucerne

City of Lucerne

Lucerne (Luzern in German, Lozärn in Swiss-German) is a beautiful small city which sits on the shores of Lake Lucerne in the heartland of Switzerland.

Lucerne has stunning mountain views, lovely old town streets, and plenty of things to do if you’re into outdoors and hiking.

The first city to join the Swiss Confederation, today Lucerne is a lovely city with a thriving tourism industry, owing mainly to its status as a gateway to Central Switzerland.

The city is a centre of Swiss history and legend.

Things To Do in Lucerne

The Chapel Bridge – the Chapel Bridge was built in 14th century to aid in the protection of the city

The Spreuer Bridge – or Chaff Bridge, is the other surviving wooden footbridge in central Luzern

The Lion Monument – it is a sculpture designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen

The old city wall – a part of the rampart walls built in 1386; the wall is still almost entirely intact

Alpineum – a museum and diorama dedicated to the Alps

Bourbaki Panorama – A circular panoramic painting

Glacier Garden – the main focus is the dramatic carving of the rock bed by glaciers and information related to it, but this also features a museum of curiosities and a mirror maze.

Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre – is a spectacular building that contains several concert halls and the Lucerne Art Museum.

Swiss Museum of Transport – has a large collection of trains, planes, automobiles, and motorcycles

Lucerne Art Museum

The Rosengart Collection – well over 200 works by 23 artists of early modernism, including 125 works of Paul Klee and about 50 by Pablo Picasso

The Richard Wagner Museum

  • Explore the Old Town
  • Take a boat tour
  • Take a guided tour
  • Rent a bicycle
  • Watch football at FC Luzen
  • Mountains
    • A number of villages and mountains in the Alps can easily be reached from Lucerne by boat or train as day trips.
      • Mount Pilatus
      • Mount Rigi
      • Mount Titlis
  • Go Trekking or Mountain Biking around Engelberg
  • Get a beautiful view over the Mittelland and its lakes on this 2-hour walk
  • Paraglide from Pilatus and Rigi

Student Clubs

Students have organized the following clubs:

  • Club for Social and Cultural Events – Members coordinate outings to various social and cultural events in the surrounding area and different parts of Switzerland
  • The Tourist Club – Members coordinate tours around the surrounding areas and weekend tours to various cities in Switzerland
  • Public Speaking Club – Develop public speaking skills of the club members
  • Book Club – Students read and discuss books they have chosen
  • Food Club – Members enjoy international cuisines by going to restaurants they have chosen, meet with chefs when possible
  • Hiking / Skiing Club – Members hike and ski in the Swiss Alps