The fee includes the direct costs of the CAS programme, including course materials and examination fees. It does not include the cost of specialist literature, accommodation or expenses.
As soon as the delivery of the CAS programme is confirmed, the fee will be invoiced in full.
The withdrawal of an application must be communicated in writing. If an application is withdrawn within six months of the start of the continuing or executive education programme, an administrative fee of CHF 500 applies.
If the CAS programme is terminated early or a confirmed registration withdrawn within two months of the start of the continuing or executive education programme, the full CAS fee applies.
The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts recommends that you take out cancellation insurance with one of the various insurance companies on the market.
Depending on the number of failed modules, a fee of CHF 300 or 500 applies in the case of examination retakes. CHF 200 are charged for the rectification of a CAS transfer project and CHF 1,700 for a full retake.
The fee includes the direct costs of the MAS programme and the certification.
The fee will be invoiced in full upon receipt of the registration. Withdrawal from the programme after final registration or early termination of the MAS-thesis must be communicated in writing.
In case of withdrawal before the start of the MAS-thesis, an administrative fee of CHF 500 applies. Once the thesis project has started, the full MAS fee applies.
CHF 1,500 are charged for the rectification of a thesis project and CHF 2,000 for a full retake.
Postponement of a CAS programme
In the event of too few registrations, the head of programme can postpone or cancel the programme. Should this occur, those affected will be informed accordingly shortly after the deadline for registrations has expired. No costs are incurred if a registration is withdrawn after the postponement of a continuing or executive education programme.
Digital teaching activities
Copyright and personal rights as well as the right to one’s own image also apply to online teaching activities. Written material, videos and other teaching materials made available on ILIAS and in web meetings must not be shared with third parties. The recording of web meetings requires the prior express consent of all parties involved.
Theft insurance (property insurance - electronic equipment)
The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and its Schools provide no insurance coverage for the damage, destruction or loss of electronic equipment (e.g. Laptops, digital cameras, storage devices or similar) owned by participants. It is therefore the participants’ responsibility to take out insurance for this kind of occurrence
Students undertake to comply with the internal order, health and safety regulations of the Lucerne School of Information Technology. Participants are responsible for taking out liability insurance. The Lucerne School of Information Technology accepts no liability of any kind.
Data protection guidelines
1. Use of personal data
§1 The Lucerne School of Information Technology conforms to the applicable data protection legislation when handling the personal data of students.
§2 By signing the application form, students consent to the Lucerne School of Information Technology processing and/or linking their personal data (e.g. first name, surname, matriculation number, ECTS credits, degree programme etc.) and photos for the purposes of planning, organisation, evaluation, funding, statistics, information, in-house learning platforms and classroom portraits. This applies before, during and after the continuing or executive education programme. This includes the passing on of necessary data to the Federal Statistical Office.
In addition, necessary data relating to MAS programme participants will be passed on to the Lucerne Central and University Library (ZHB) for the purpose of creating a user account.
2. Use of third-party services
By using third-party services such as University Sports etc., participants consent to their data being passed on for the administration of these services by the Lucerne School of Information Technology. Only data given voluntarily by participants as part of the registration process will be passed on to third parties. It cannot be ruled out, however, that data may be seen by others while being passed on by third parties.
The CAS and MAS programme conforms to the applicable regulations in place at the start of a given continuing or executive education programme. We expressly reserve the right to make changes and/or amendments to existing regulations and to issue new regulations during the continuing or executive education programme. These shall apply for all students as soon as they come into effect. The regulations can be read online at any time and are available on request from the Lucerne School of Information Technology (Secretariat).