Tuition and scholarships
Tuition fees for the Bachelor's degrees amount to CHF 4,000 per semester. Applicants whose official residence was in Switzerland or Liechtenstein at the time of the final high school exam (Maturità) pay a reduced semester fee of CHF 2,000.
Tuition fees are payable at the beginning of each term, by the deadline indicated on the invoice; fee payment is an essential condition for matriculating or renewing one's enrolment.
The Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of the Università della Svizzera italiana awards one-off scholarships of CHF 4'000 to first-year Bachelor students who obtained their high-school degree and who at the moment of graduation had legal residence in the German- or French-speaking cantons of Switzerland. The aim is to increase the multilingual and multicultural diversity of our university. The study grant is awarded automatically once the matriculation procedure has been completed.
The Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of the Università della Svizzera italiana organises a contest for 5 study grants for students admitted to the first year of the Bachelor in Communication for the academic year 2021/2022. Only applicants who graduated from high school in 2021 can participate.
With the aim of helping the students affected by the consequences of the COVID-19 emergency, USI has set up the Solidarity Scholarships Fund 2020. All applications must be submitted through the appropriate online form by July 31st, 2020. Priority will be given to applications received by July 15th, 2020. Documents that need to be uploaded during the application process: most recent transcript of records, student’s and parents’ income tax certificate for last year, motivation letter and, if that is the case, relevant certificate(s) proving that the family’s financial situation has changed significantly due to the pandemic.
Other study grants are available. For more details, please, click here.