of Architecture


Bachelor of science in architecture


18 June (30 April for students requiring a visa)

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Deadlines for submitting the application 

Please read the relevant instructions for your program of choice.
Upon receipt of the application form, the University verifies compliance with the admission requirements and communicates the outcome of the application to the candidate. Admission requirements are specified in the respective pages of each program.

Final matriculation completes the admission procedure for admitted candidates. 

Deadlines for submitting the application form, A.Y. 2021/22

Bachelor in Architecture:
18 June (30 April for students requiring a visa)


To form a humanist and a generalist architect: this is the purpose of the course of study at the Academy of Architecture, based on a balanced integration between practical design work, the humanities and technical-scientific subjects. 

An architectural faculty which boasts an innovative, interdisciplinary, humanistic and generalist teaching method.
Seeking to counter-act the fragmentation of knowledge threatened by over-specialization, the Academy of Architecture will ensure that the future architects will acquire skills based on an open and critical approach, ranging from various types of architectural design to urban planning and landscapes, from the rethinking of historical heritage to developing sustainable designs.

di architettura
di Mendrisio

Enrolled students 800
Countries 45
Graduates since 2002 1922
Ratio of teacher/students 1/9
Graduates working one year after graduation 97.1 %
Average time to enter the world of work * 2.6 months


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the Academy
of Architecture

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