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University of Lugano (Università della Svizzera italiana)

USI Università della Svizzera Italiana is a member of the Swiss university system and the only Italian-speaking university in Switzerland. It is a multi-lingual university with courses taught in Italian and English and it has a strong international orientation. USI’s faculty and students come from more than 100 different countries and was also among the first universities in Switzerland to adopt the new European university structure that encourages students’ mobility across European campuses.

USI comprises 5 Faculties: Architecture, Economics, Communication Sciences, Medicine and Informatics. With its geographical, political and cultural background USI has grown into a multilingual academic institution with a wide international atmosphere. USI’s small size, its positive teacher-to-students ratio, the integration of different disciplines and top-quality technical and IT infrastructure make up the ideal conditions for study and research. 




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Via Giuseppe Buffi 13, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland