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Services at USI - UniversitÓ della Svizzera italiana
The administrative services include the USI secretariat, the faculties’ secretariats and the human resources department. Read more
University Library Services
The University of Lugano offers library services for students, teachers and collaborators, but also open to the public, with headquarters in the Lugano and Mendrisio campuses. Read more
Media and Communication
The task of the Media and Communication Service is to inform the press and the public at large about the various activities undertaken by the University of Lugano in the fields of academic education, research, and the promotion of science and culture. Service website
Equal Opportunities Service
The service organises concrete projects and campaigns aimed at generating awareness for gender issues and fostering equal opportunities. Service website
The Service assists the University’s management and the Faculties through counsel and legal representation in proceedings and litigations involving administrative, civil or criminal authorities, as well as in cases derived from contracts with third parties. In addition, it offers legal advice and guidance on enquiries and issues of a juridical nature. Read more
The Bursar’s office is responsible for account management and invoicing.
Study Advisory Service
The Study Advisory Service aims at supporting and accompanying students in the choice of a study programme. The Service provides detailed information and is available through the entire academic year to discuss students’ educational options via email, phone, or personal appointment. Read more
Responsible for a sound administration of quality assurance within the University of Lugano, focused mainly on teaching, research, and services to the academic community. Read more
International Relations and Study-abroad Office
This office exists to facilitate the participation of the USI’s students and academic staff in different student exchange initiatives. Service website
Research Service USI/SUPSI
A joint service of the University of Lugano and of the University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), aiming to provide support to researchers of both institutions. Service website
L’ideatorio aims to bring science and society closer together. Its main activity is scientific communication in Southern Switzerland. Its objectives are achieved by conducting surveys on public perception of science, developing local and international projects, running a science centre in collaboration with Lugano’s school authorities, a planetarium and a laboratory for the teaching of biology. Service website
USI Career Service
The University’s USI Career Service aims at fostering exchange and contacts with the professional world, and at acquainting students with the working environment, thus making the transition from the academic world to the workplace easier and more successful. Service website
The office’s main task is to overlook relations with former students of the University of Lugano, aiming at creating a successful network between former students and the university. Service website
The Accommodation Service is a service of our University designed to help students and assistants in their search for a place to stay. The Service cannot guarantee full success at all times, but wants to provide free one-to-one advice and guidance through practical directions on opportunities and the appropriate channels.
Sport Service USI/SUPSI
Created to raise the awareness of faculty, staff, and students to the importance of sport, this service promotes and organises various sporting activities and events. Service website
eLearning lab (eLab)
The aim of eLab -eLearning Lab is to promote the development of eLearning applications at USI and SUPSI, and, less directly, in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. Service website
Computer Support Services
This service oversees that all computers, networks and web services are functioning properly throughout the University’s installations. Read more
Web and Graphic Design Service
This service manages the activities of development, publishing and maintenance of the University of Lugano (USI) websites. Read more
The Logistics Service provides support for all of the aspects related to technical infrastructures (Audio/Visual equipment, sanitary systems, heating, building maintenance). A Copy Center is also available for all printing needs. Read more
Lugano Campus Security Service
The service ensures surveillance and safety on Lugano Campus from 5pm to 7am. It can always be reached at 058 666 4730. Read more
Start-up Promotion Centre
The Start-up Promotion Centre has been created with the purpose of providing assistance to Swiss and foreign graduates and, in particular, to those who intend starting up a business in the Canton Ticino. Service website
AGIRE is the cantonal platform created to convey knowledge and spread technologies, and to promote entrepreneurship in Ticino. USI takes part in this non-profit organisation which acts as a reference point to all research institutes and companies.Service website