#USI25 - Welcome Bachelor and Master


17 September 2021
Mendrisio Campus

18 September 2021
Lugano Campus

19 September 2021

A weekend to meet new classmates, get first-hand information about USI's services and practical aspects, discover the region and get ready to start your academic adventure in the best possible way.
The event is part of the University's 25th-anniversary celebrations.

The 3 reasons not to miss the event


You will be welcomed by USI Rector and Pro-Rector for Education and Students' Experience, and you will receive useful information for your first days at USI as freshmen.


You will meet and greet your new classmates without having to rush to class.


Through our great programme of activities, you will learn that USI and the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland have so much to offer, like excursions and leisure activities, leaving no time to get bored!

Boas Erez

Rector of the Università della Svizzera italiana

On USI's 25th anniversary, I am delighted to welcome the new freshmen and celebrate this important milestone together.

For a quarter of a century, USI has been accompanying students from all over the world on the path to their future.

Lorenzo Cantoni

Pro-Rector for Education and Students' Experience

Responsibility, enthusiasm and commitment. These are the keywords for those who decide to embark on a university career. This experience will enable you both to expand your knowledge and contribute to society's good and future development.

We look forward to accompanying you on this journey. Welcome to USI!

Explore the programme