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September
2017
September
2017

In the region

In the region USI is:

  • a cluster of scientific development
  • a generator of economic activity and
  • a force capable of attracting and retaining young talents.

For the local community, the University is also a venue for social and cultural activity and for promoting the dialogue between science and society, thanks to its many conferences and the initiatives organised by L’ideatorio, which often collaborates with local schools and institutions.  

USI, in addition to its important role of representing the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland, offers to the community in general qualified individuals and valuable skills that provide support to economic and social development with, for instance:

 

At a glance  

Impact on the region

3,2 CHF
for each CHF invested by the Canton

Impact of students, per annum (million CHF)

23

Jobs created in the region by start-up companies incubated at USI

150

Research applied in the region (academic year 2015-2016)

60

Student field projects in the region (academic year 2015-2016)

25

Internships by USI students in Swiss companies (academic year 2015-2016)

120

Also:

  • driver for scientific development in the region
  • support to economic and social development
  • contribution in retaining young talent in the region
  • venue for social and cultural activity
  • representing the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland and promoting the Italian language in Switzerland
 

More in detail:

 

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