Central Switzerland's largest educational institution
Comprising of the Lucerne Schools of Engineering and Architecture, Business, Social Work, Art and Design, Music, and (from 2016) Information Technology, the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is the largest educational institution in Central Switzerland. It is led by its President, Markus Hodel.
The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is one of seven publically funded and administered universities of applied sciences in Switzerland. It was founded in 1997 under an Intercantonal Council agreed to by the six Central Swiss cantons.