International relations and mobility
Welcome to the section dedicated to international relations and study abroad programmes.
USI is known for being a very international university, with students and faculty hailing from over 99 different countries, and for offering a wide range of opportunities and activities around the world.
International students and academic staff
USI students by countries of origin
Countries represented: 93
Main groups: Ticino: 881, Other Swiss cantons: 268, Italy: 1634, Other countries: 567
USI academic staff by countries of origin
Countries represented: 66
Main groups: Switzerland 42,6%; Italy 33%; Other countries 24,4%
USI works with a number of international, national and regional entities in its education, research and knowledge dissemination activities.
USI has agreements for the academic mobility with the other Swiss universities and with more than 100 universities abroad.
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|26th||QS Top 50 under 50 2021|
|37th||THE World's Best Young University 2021|
|240th||QS World University Rankings 2022|
|251-300||THE World University Rankings 2021|