Cultural activities

USI hosts every year around 120 public events on a wide range of topics related to its educational, research and knowledge transfer activities.

Thanks to the special events series (such as the public lectures of the Borromini Chair, the Lecturae Dantis, and the Lessons in architecture), to the professors’ national and international networks, and to the partnerships with local and extra local institutions, associations and businesses, the USI public lecture rooms offered citizens the opportunity to listen to acclaimed personalities, including:

And many more.

In addition to hosting guest lecturers and public events, the Academy of Architecture organises regular exhibitions open to the public and is well known for its publishing activity of artistic and architectural culture.

In its role as the sole university in Switzerland of Italian language and culture, USI is engaged in defending the Italian language, literature and culture with:

Events
28
January
2022
28.
01.
2022

Attraverso muri di silenzio. La poesia che cura: un percorso di Giustizia riparativa

Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society, Faculty of Economics
31
January
2022
31.
01.
2022

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Academy of Architecture
07
February
2022
07.
02.
2022

KNOWINT22 - Fonti di conoscenza nell'interazione orale

Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society