Fees and grants

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.

Additionally, the students will need to contribute to the French academic taxes, which should be paid directly to Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne:

  • Academic Year 1: National university registration fee in France (NURF) of about 250 €
  • Academic Year 2: NURF of about 250 € and Contribution de vie étudiante et de campus (CVEC) fee of about 100 €.





For the academic year 2023/24, the Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of the Università della Svizzera italiana will award 60 one-off scholarships of CHF 4'000 each to students admitted to the first year of a Master’s programme offered by the Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Informatics, Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society (except the Master in European Studies in Investor Relations and Financial Communication) or Faculty of Biomedical Sciences (only Master in Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication) of USI starting in September 2023.


Students who have been admitted to the Master in Digital Fashion Communication are eligible to apply for a scholarship from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
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Other scholarships are available. For more details, please click here.