This section provides information and addresses in relation to childcare services and other matters for balancing studies, work and family. 

If you have any questions about balancing studies, an (academic) career and family at the University of Lucerne, please contact the Office for Gender Equality

Part-time study

It is possible to study part-time at the University of Lucerne. Please contact the academic advisors of your faculty.

Holiday program for school-aged children

Are you struggling with arranging child care during 12 weeks of school holidays?

From 17. - 21. July 2017, the Office for Equal Opportunity is going to organise another week of holiday activities for school-aged children. The offer is open for children of staff members and students of the University. More Information in German or by phone at the Office for Equal Opportunity.

Leave of absence

Students who are entirely unable to attend any lectures over a prolonged period, for example due to maternity, can be granted a leave of absence by the responsible Dean’s office upon written request. 

More information

University building

  • Diaper changing tables in the toilets on the ground floor and basement
  • Baby's high chairs in the canteen
  • Microwaves in the canteen

If you need a quiet room to breastfeed your child or to express and store your milk, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity. We are happy to help!

Kita Campus day care

The joint day care for the universities of Lucerne

Day care places are available to University of Lucerne students and employees for children aged 3 months to 5 years. Information on the day care centre is available from the "Kita Campus" website (in German), and manager Cornelia Glenz would be happy to answer any questions you may have. 




Cornelia Glenz
Kita Campus
Museggstrasse 21
6004 Luzern

+41 (0)41 228 72 40