University of Italian-speaking Switzerland Rankings

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In the World#1193 of 14178
In Europe#445 of 2794
In Switzerland#11 of 23
In Lugano#1 of 1

Quick Review

Enrollment
3,017
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
usi.ch
Languages
Italian;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
6,711
Citations
160,097

University of Italian-speaking Switzerland majors

by publication count

Computer science
2,500
Medicine
485
Economics
472
Mathematics
396
Business
365
Psychology
306
Sociology
250
Biology
250
Chemistry
240
Engineering
212
Political science
196
Physics
77
Geography
61
Art
50
Materials science
49
Philosophy
40
History
21
Geology
14
Environmental science
13

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Computer science41161,444
Business49912,918
Economics55212,004
Sociology6205,577
Political science8501,418
Philosophy1024106
Mathematics10587,985
Art148128
Physics14862,787
Engineering15112,256
Medicine15637,327
Psychology16173,963
Biology16509,751
History187518
Geography2010384
Chemistry23703,431
Geology280690
Materials science3095673
Environmental science3374151

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199301
199400
199500
199631
199747
199898
19991846
20001574
200122108
200227262
200344363
200477416
200588705
2006131985
20071771537
20081972221
20092792971
20103343687
20113664830
20123426012
20133727494
20144128909
201544210590
201644011400
201749913325
201859614663
201959519069
202058422577

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school leaving certificate (Maturitätszeugnis) or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; February-May)
Enrollment3,017
Full time employee650
Student:staff ratio5:1

Tuition

Local studetns4,000 per semester (CHF)

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
BachelorArchitecture, Architecture and Planning, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Italian, Medicine
MasterArchitecture, Artificial Intelligence, Banking, Business Computing, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Economics, European Studies, Finance, Information Management, Information Technology, International Economics, International Relations, Italian, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Medicine, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Relations, Software Engineering, Tourism
Master of Advanced StudiesCommunication Studies, Economics, Educational Administration, Health Administration, Management, Transport Management
Doktorat/ Doctorat/ DottoratoArchitecture, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Economics, Finance, Immunology, Italian, Literature, Management, Mathematics

General info

Alternative namesUSI
Università della Svizzera Italiana
Université de la Suisse italienne
WikipediaUniversità della Svizzera italiana
AccreditationFederal Council
Academic structureFaculty of Economics
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Informatics
Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
The Academy of Architecture
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Location and Contacts

AddressVia G. Buffi 13
Lugano, Ticino, 6900
Switzerland
City population63,000
Phone+41 (58) 666 4000
Fax+41 (58) 666 4647

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