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
www.usi.ch/en/university/who-we-are/facts-and-figures/students/by-country

USI academic staff by countries of origin
Countries represented: 66
Main groups: Switzerland 42,6%; Italy 33%; Other countries 24,4%
www.usi.ch/en/university/who-we-are/facts-and-figures/staff/academic-staff

 

International Agreements
USI works with a number of international, national and regional entities in its education, research and knowledge dissemination activities.
https://www.usi.ch/en/university/info/relint/international-relations/partnerships

 

Academic Mobility
USI has agreements for the academic mobility with the other Swiss universities and with more than 100 universities abroad.
www.usi.ch/en/university/info/relint/exchange/figures

 

Rankings

20th THE World's Best Small Universities 2020  
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  
   

https://www.usi.ch/en/university/who-we-are/facts-and-figures/rankings

Events
25
September
2021
25.
09.
2021

Festa in corte

Academy of Architecture, Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Informatics