Digital Construction- BIM Foundation

The BIM Fundamentals course offers an overview of Building Information Modeling (BIM). It covers essentials on BIM as Big Data for the AEC domain, Industry Foundation Class IFC data exchange and tools, and information management according to ISO 19650.


Monday, 19 August 2024


Saturday, 24 August 2024

Application deadline:

Friday, 19 July 2024

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Course Presentation

Building Information Modeling BIM is Big Data for the Architectural and Engineering Construction AEC domain and will offer great construction and property industry opportunities. The BIM Fundamentals course provides an in-depth overview of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and its integration with Big Data, covering key concepts, collaboration models, and standards. The BIM Data Exchange Fundamentals course teaches essential principles and software for data exchange, emphasizing compatibility and optimization for Big Data environments. The IFC Fundamentals course explains the IFC standard for data exchange in BIM, ideal for Big Data integration, and includes practical navigation and utilization of IFC structures.The course has been designed by international experts and is aligned with the learning objectives of the “buildingSMART Professional Certification – Foundation”. The course and passing the building SMART Professional Certification – Foundation “Basic” exam are prerequisites for admission to the CAS Digital Construction – Tendering & Development, CAS Digital Construction – Design &Planning, and CAS Digital Construction – Collaboration & Management programs.

Course details


Horw (Luzern)

Deep tech fields

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Deep Tech
Sustainable Energy & Clean Technologies
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (including Big Data)



Course language

German, English

Course certification



Course fee

Duration (hours)


Certificate provided


Skills addressed

Knowledge in engineering, manufacturing and construction; Skills in communication, collaboration and creativity; Skills in working with computers; Transversal thinking skills and competences

Course format


Target group

Postgraduate-level learners, Professional development learners, Life-long learners

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Course provider

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is the university of applied sciences of the six Central Swiss cantons. More than 8,300 students are working towards a Bachelor’s or a Master’s d..

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