Faculties and Institutes


Institutes are training and research entities supported by a Faculty or several Faculties jointly.

They can be:

  • institutes of the University;
  • institutes affiliated to the University – subject to the University strategies while maintaining administrative autonomy; they are run by independent foundations.
  • joint institutes
  • institutes associated to the University – institutional collaboration between the University and the entity in the areas of interest, not involved in the University strategic planning and maintain administrative autonomy.


List of USI institutes

All institutes active at USI in the respective research areas are listed on the following page: