The Lugano campus map
1. Main Building
The building houses the Faculties of Communication Sciences and Economics, the Executive Centre, classrooms, faculty offices, computer and technical laboratories, study rooms and several administration offices.
2. Central Block
The cafeteria and the Auditorium are located in the same building, and are accessed through the main building. The cafeteria is located on the second floor and the Auditorium on the third.
3. Lecture and seminar rooms / "Red Building"
Informally known as "Palazzo Rosso" (Red Building), this building consists of several classrooms with a total seating capacity of ca. 1,000 students.
4. Informatics Building
This new facility accommodates classrooms, offices, laboratories, study spaces and administration offices of the Faculty of Informatics.
Offices in Via S. Balestra
Due to the growth of the Faculty and to the consequent shortage of space, a group of professors, together with about thirty researchers, have moved to new office spaces near the campus, in Via Serafino Balestra 22a and 22b. The relocation is temporary, in view of the new Lugano campus which is being built in Viganello.
5. Main Lecture Theatre ("Aula Magna")
The conference hall of the Lugano campus.
The library is dedicated for the Faculties of Communication Sciences, Economics, Informatics and Theology. It runs a multimedia and an extensive periodical section. Here, students will also find photocopiers and individual study spaces. For more information please visit the library’s website https://en.bul.sbu.usi.ch/.
7. LAB / "Glass Building"
The Lab is a space dedicated to the Institute of Computational Science.
8. "Blue Building"
This building accomodates most of the institutes and research centres of the Università della Svizzera italiana.
9. Lambertenghi Building
This building houses the presidency, the Institute of Italian Studies (ISI), and some of the university’s core services.
10. Maderno Building
Set a few hundred metres away from the Lugano University campus, in the building in Via Maderno 24 we find several offices and the Institute for Economic Research (IRE) of the Università della Svizzera italiana.