The Gerliswilstrasse residence is in the centre of Emmenbrücke, three minutes' walk from Emmenbrücke S-Bahn railway station. There is a frequent train service between here and Lucerne: journey time 8 minutes. The residence is very close to shops (large shopping centre 10 minutes' walk away), restaurants, banks, the post office and a multi-screen cinema.
The ten up-to-the-minute furnished apartments are on five floors. Each apartment consists of four to six rooms, with the apartment's residents sharing a kitchen-cum-lounge, a bathroom with shower and WC, and a separate WC. Wireless internet is available throughout the residence. The rooms are exclusive for exchange students.
The rooms are equipped with good quality furniture. They vary in size between 15.5 m2 and 18.5 m2. They all have wooden parquet floors and large windows providing plenty of daylight. The up-to-the-minute amenities include: a bed, a wardrobe, bookshelves, a desk, a desk lamp, a ceiling lamp and a chair. A duvet and pillow are also provided, complete with bed linen. The modern kitchens are fully equipped (including crockery and pans).
If you are registered as an exchange student at the University of Lucerne, the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts or the University of Teacher Education Lucerne, and want to reserve a room, please click on registration.
The communal rooms and outdoor areas
The communal facilities comprise a laundry room (with washing machines, tumble dryers, an iron and an ironing board) and a bicycle shelter.
Rent and duration of lease
The monthly rent varies between CHF 594 and 660 according to the room and apartment size. The rent includes the ancillary costs of heating and hot water, electricity and wireless internet access. Please note that the rooms at the Gerliswilstrasse can only be reserved for a minimum stay of 5 months as these are exclusive for exchange students.