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Università della Svizzera Italiana Lugano
Country Switzerland
City Lugano
Bachelor (foreigners)8,067 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)8,067 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)4,334 USD/year.
Master (citizens)4,334 USD/year.
Cost of living $1,060-2,116 USD/Month.
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1996
Abbreviation USI
Teachers 699
Students 2,999
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
• European University Association (EUA)
• Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS)
World ranking2326
Country ranking16
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking2326
Cost of living in Lugano
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 543 711
Food 282 646
Transportation 48 299
Communications and utilities 96 101
Clothing 33 123
Sports and leisure 58 237
Accommodation in Lugano USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre548
Shared room in city centre718
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre796
1 bedroom apartment in city centre1,115
Alternative title
English University of Italian Switzerland
French Université de la suisse italienne
it Università della Svizzera italiana
Location on map
University of Lugano or Università della Svizzera Italiana Lugano (USI) - public higher education institution in Switzerland. USI became active in 1996. University of Lugano has an urban campus in Lugano. University of Lugano confidently takes a spot among the top 20 universities of Switzerland.

Application process and the cost of tuition. University of Italian Switzerland divides its academic year into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 8,067 USD per year. USI is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 8,067 USD per year of study. Also the university allows students to participate in scholarship programs, that can dramatically reduce the cost of their tuition. Before starting to plan your education at USI read more information on the official website http://www.usi.ch.

The composition of the university. University of Italian Switzerland is relatively small, teaching about 3000 students on average. The university accepts both local and foreign students. About 699 teachers and professors are employed by USI. USI has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of USI. The library is available to all of the students. It is a part of the European University Association (EUA), and also a member of Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS).
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