Students by country
Countries represented (nationalities): 93
Students by main groups of origin:
- Ticino: 881
- Other Swiss cantons: 268
- Italy: 1634
- Other countries: 567
According to the indications of the Federal Statistical Office the "origin" is the country where a student was domiciled at the time (s)he obtained his/her diploma valid for admission to USI.
Latest available data (academic year 2020-2021, autumn semester).
USI students come from 96 different countries.
Main groups by Faculty
Arc: Academy of Architecture
BioMed: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
Com: Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society*
Eco: Faculty of Economics
Inf: Faculty of Informatics
* formerly Faculty of Communication Sciences
Note: in the academic year 2019-2020 the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences offers only the Bachelor curriculum (in collaboration with the University of Basel) and the doctoral curriculum. Admission to the Bachelor programme is limited to 15 students and is governed by the requirements of swissuniversities for access to medical studies in Switzerland.
Main groups by programme
Evolution - main groups