Fees and grants

Tuition fees for the Master'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.



  • For the academic year 2019/2020, the Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of the Università della Svizzera italiana will award a total of 60 one-off study grants of the amount of CHF 4'000 each. The merit-based grants are given to the students admitted to the first year of a USI Master programme starting in September 2019.
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  • Students who have been admitted to the Master Digital Fashion Communication are eligible to apply for a scholarship from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
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  • Other study grants are available. For more details, please, visit the following web page: fees and grants.