Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Lucerne, Switzerland

Study in beautiful Lucerne while taking your courses in English! 

This is a well-established program that is taught in English and best suited for students in ECET, MET and TLI.  Students earn course equivalents to Purdue and stay on their Plan of Study. 

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is a Strategic Partner of Purdue Polytechnic and has a history of successful student exchanges.  For more information, contact Prof. Neal Widmer (nwidmer@purdue.edu) or Elizabeth Barajas, Global Programs Coordinator (barajase@purdue.edu)

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 15

SEE THE FULL LIST OF COURSE OFFERINGS HERE

This program is eligible for a Purdue University Travel Grant. 

New for School of Engineering Technology Students:

Study Electrical Engineering Technology during this semester long opportunity at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences & Arts in Lucerne, Switzerland. 

Through a partnership with the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and the School of Engineering Technology, you have the opportunity to apply all classes you take as part of this exchange toward your Purdue degree (see below for undergraduate programs.)

Features and Benefits:

Experience Swiss culture and historical sites.
Pay Purdue tuition and Swiss housing costs.
All study abroad expenses qualify as normal university expenses when you are being considered for financial aid.

Lucerne > Purdue Course Map

Lucerne Course

Purdue requirement

TA.ED
Power Electronics and Drives

ECET 273
Electronic Drives

TA.MC
MicroController

ECET 22900
Embedded Digital Systems

TA.INTRO
Infotronic

ECET 329
Advanced Embedded Systems

TA.APC
Automated Power and Control

ECET 30201
Introduction to Industrial Control

TA.OPS
Operations Management 

TLI 43530
Operations Planning & Management

TA.CCNA
Computer Networks 

CNIT 240 
Data Communications and Networking

TA.ICM
Intercultural Management

IET 451
Monetary Analysis for industrial Decisions

TA.INNOV_FN
Innovation Finance

IT 450
Production Cost Analysis

W.SZ_DUEFF_A1
German Level A1

Humanities selective / free elective

TA.SWISS
Swissness – Language & Culture

Humanities selective /free elective

TA.OPS

Operations Management 

IT 44200 - Production Planning

New for Computer Information Technology Students:

Study Computer Information Technology during this semester long opportunity at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences & Arts in Lucerne, Switzerland. 

Through a partnership with the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and the Department of Computer and Information Technology, you have the opportunity to apply all classes you take as part of this exchange toward your Purdue degree (see below for undergraduate programs.)

Features and Benefits:

  • Experience Swiss culture and historical sites.
  • Pay Purdue tuition and Swiss housing costs.
  • All study abroad expenses qualify as normal university expenses when you are being considered for financial aid.

Lucerne > Purdue Course Map

Lucerne Course

Lucerne Course Title

Purdue Course

Purdue Course Title

TA.ICM

Intercultural Management

IET 451

Monetary Analysis for Industrial Decision

TA.INNOV_FN

Innovation Finanace

IT 450

Production Cost Analysis

TA.OPS

Operations Management

TLI 43530

Operations Planning & Management

W.SZ_DUEFF_A1

German Level A1

TBD

TBD

TA.SWISS

Swissness - Language & Culture

TBD TBD

TA.COMM

Context 2

TBD

TBD

TA.MC

MicroController

CNIT 31500

Systems Programming

TA.EE_LAB

Electrical Engineering Lab

ECET 22400**

Electronic Systems

TA.MC

MicroController

CNIT 31500

Systems Programming

TA.LOC

Localization

CNIT 49900

Localization

TA.SM+PM

Strategic Management & Product Management

CNIT 49900

Strategic Management & Product Management

Department Location Duration Professor
Computer and Information Technology
Engineering Technology
Technology Leadership & Innovation
Switzerland Semester