iStudent Luzern - a mobile guide for international students and expatsresearched and done by international students Every year hundreds of thousands of international tourists stroll along the streets of Luzern. Moreover, in addition to its tourist attraction, Luzern is increasingly gaining the reputation of being?? an educational hub in Switzerland. Hosting one of the top universities of the country, a college and many reputable international schools, like the IMI University Centre. This is a guide that has been created by international students from over 30 nationalities who presently spend up to 4 years in Luzern for their degree in hospitality at IMI University Centre. Who else would know better the hidden treasures, the best places to get your Pizza or Noodles, where to get your hair cut with an English speaking stylist and most of all who can clarify all those facts and rumors on and about living and studying in Switzerland, specifically the city of Luzern.You will receive a huge amount of very valuable information, suggestions and ideas to ensure a good start as an international student (or expat) in Luzern. Through constant updates it will be sure you wont miss out on future important information and tips. As Luzern provides free WIFI, you can use it online everywhere in the city. Once the application is downloaded it can be used offline as well. The guide has currently 7 categories such as: Top Info - all what is essential for international studentsTop Rumours - what might be perceived but not always true about Switzerland/ Swiss peopleWhy Luzern? - the top 10 of why Luzern is one of the best places to be and to studyDo's and Don'ts - important to know if new to Swiss cultureEducation - Luzern known to the world as a tourism hub is as well a university town and hosts many 1000 international studentsFood - In different categories the best and cheapest food places available in LuzernStudent Gems - special tips and selections of all the students participating at version 1.0 Good reasons for studying in Luzern are: The educational system in Switzerland is surely among the best in the world, currently ranked 2nd in the latest 2010/11 report of World Economic Forum and ranked as well 2nd if it comes to specifically Management Schools. Luzern is a university town: there are two universities and many reputable colleges. Luzern is a major tourism destination: there are many hotels and other kinds of tourism facilities (voted among the top 5 world favorite destinations by Tripadvisor.com in 2010). Luzern has Free WIFI available for everybody. Luzern is an old and modern city: splendidly maintained ancient buildings alongside iconic modern ones. Luzern is beautiful city: Luzern was elected Switzerlands most beautiful city in 2009. It has a beautiful countryside: there are rolling hills and pastures with the Alps forming the backdrop to `Lake Lucerne`. Luzern has famous people in history: composer Richard Wagner had a house by the lake, which is now a museum; `the Rigi`was painted by renowned British artist William Turner. Luzern hosts many international events and gatherings like for example Luzerns Global Tourism Forum Luzern is a city of culture: in addition to the renowned Museum of Art, there are many galleries and consort venues, as well as the `Lucerne Festival `. Luzern is a sports centre: the mountains can be used for winter sports (e.g. skiing), the lake for rowing and sailing, and the countryside for mountain biking and trekking.