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International Incoming Students

 

All students in the International program are officially candidates from their university of origin, which must be partners of the Academy of Architecture based on a bilateral agreement.

Applications must reach the Academy by May 1.
Course timetables will be published by the Faculty a few weeks before the start of courses.
International students should not enroll in the design studios and lecture courses before the semester starts. They will be enrolled in the first week of the semester.

Deadlines autumn semester

Applications must reach the Academy by November 1.
Course timetables will be published by the Faculty a few weeks before the start of courses.
International students should not enroll in the design studios and lecture courses before the semester starts. They will be enrolled in the first week of the semester.

Deadlines spring semester

As soon as a student has been officially nominated by his/her home university, the International Relations and Mobility Service of the Academy of Architecture will forward the login and password.

The International Relations and Mobility Service of the Academy of Architecture also requires the following documentation in paper form:

  • Copy of the confirmation of registration (generated automatically by the online application) signed by the coordinator of the student’s home university
  • Recent copy of the official transcript
  • Photocopy of passport
  • 2 passport sized photos
  • Photocopy of health insurance card

The application form must be approved and signed by the representative of the student’s home university.

The complete application should be sent to the International Relations and Mobility Service of the Academy of Architecture by regular mail (NOT by e-mail or fax).
The student will receive written confirmation (plus other important information) when the dossier has been evaluated.


In order to assist students and ensure their stay at the Academy is as useful and enjoyable as possible, the International Relations and Mobility Service publishes a brochure in English containing practical information dealing with points such as: accommodation, health insurance, residence permit and much else.
For more information: relint.arc@usi.ch

How to register

No later than one month before the end of their stay at the Academy of Architecture students are encouraged to write a report on their period of study following the suggested guidelines and send it in digital format to this link
 

End of stay



  • Address
    • International Relations and Study-abroad Office

    • Accademia di architettura

    • largo Bernasconi 2

    • 6850 Mendrisio

    • Switzerland

  • Telephone
    • +4158 666 5000
  • Fax
    • +4158 666 5868
  • Email
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