Tuition and scholarships
Tuition fees amount to CHF 4'000.- per semester. For students whose official residence was in Switzerland or Liechtenstein at the time of the final high school exam (Maturità), the fees are CHF 2'000.-. The semester's fees of CHF 2'000.- are also applied to students whose official residence is Campione d'Italia under certain conditions.
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.
For the academic year 2023/24, the Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of the Università della Svizzera italiana will award:
- one-off scholarships of CHF 4'000 each to students admitted to the first year of the Bachelor in Communication, Bachelor in Economics, Bachelor in Informatics or Bachelor in Italian Language, Literature and Culture, 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 scholarship is awarded automatically once the matriculation procedure has been completed.
- 20 annual scholarships to students admitted to the first year of the Bachelor in Communication, Bachelor in Economics, Bachelor in Informatics or Bachelor in Italian Language, Literature and Culture
For the academic year 2023/24, the Equal Opportunities Service of the Università della Svizzera italiana organises a contest for one scholarship worth CHF 4’000 for a female student admitted to the first year of the Bachelor in Informatics.
Please click here for the full list of scholarships available.