Università della Svizzera Italiana

country rank  13
world rank  1430

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University Overview

Founded in 1996, Università della Svizzera Italiana (University of Italian-speaking Switzerland) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Lugano (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ticino. This institution also has a branch campus in Mendrisio and Bellinzona. Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 24 years old Swiss higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Location

Address Via G. Buffi 13
Lugano
6900 Ticino
Switzerland
Tel +41 (58) 666 4000
Fax +41 (58) 666 4647
Other locations Mendrisio and Bellinzona

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Via Buffi 13
Lugano 6900
(58) 666 4000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Università della Svizzera Italiana's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz


Year of first Accreditation

1999


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Academic Structure


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