Fees and grants

Tuition fees amount to CHF 2'000.- per semester (from the A.Y. 2022/23).
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.


In seeking the necessary resources to excel in their academic endeavours, MAP students can count on the following opportunities:

  1. The scholarship “Contributo Sociale”, based on both academic merit and financial need. Further information is available here (update in progress).
  2. Several Student Assistant Positions, renewed each semester, to assist the direction of the Master in administrative, teaching or research activities. A job offer is published before each semester with the necessary information.
  3. Various scholarships from private or public foundations. We are happy to provide you further information and recommendations upon request. For general information: https://www.usi.ch/en/education/master/fees-and-grants
  4. The Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of USI awards a scholarship of CHF 4,000 to the best student enrolled in the second year of the philosophy programme on the basis of the results obtained at the end of the first year.

For details on the scholarships and assistantships positions available to MAP students, please reach us at [email protected]. We will be happy to guide you through the many opportunities available for our students.


The MAP also helps its students to find accommodation during their studies by putting them in contact with potential roommates and sending them information on available and suitable places. Additionally, the USI housing service is a valuable resource for students. For further information: https://www.usi.ch/en/university/info/housing