USI Graduation Ceremony


Student Administration

Date: 27 November 2023

Università della Svizzera italiana is glad to welcome you at the unified graduation ceremony, which will bring together all Lugano Faculties, on Monday, 27 November 2023 at LAC, Lugano Arte e Cultura.

  • Bachelor graduates will be proclaimed from 2 pm.
  • Master and Doctorate graduates will be proclaimed from 5:30 pm.

The ceremony will be attended by the Rector and representatives of the institutional and political authorities.

The event will be accompanied by musical interludes Orchestra della Svizzera italiana.



Students and their guests are kindly invited to register before taking their seats in the hall. Registration will be open at the following times:


Bachelor ceremony

  • Graduates from 1 pm to 1:30 pm
  • Guests from 1:30 pm


Master and Doctorate ceremony

  • Graduates from 4:15 pm to 5 pm
  • Guests from 5 pm




Programme of the Bachelor ceremony - starting at 2 pm

  • Opening ceremony
  • Speech by the Rector Luisa Lambertini
  • Speech by the five Deans
  • Proclamation of Bachelor’s degrees
  • Welcome to the USI Alumni community
  • Institutional greetings
  • Closing remarks

Expected duration: 1h 30'


Programme of the Master and PhD Ceremony - starting at 5:30 pm

  • Opening ceremony
  • Speech by the Rector Luisa Lambertini
  • Speech by the five Deans
  • Welcome to the USI Alumni Community
  • Proclamation of Master’s degrees
  • Institutional greetings
  • Proclamation of Doctoral degrees
  • Closing remarks

Expected duration: 2h




How to reach LAC

Information available at the following link.



There are a number of car parks in close proximity to the venue:

  • Autosilo LAC, Riva Vincenzo Vela, 6900 Lugano
  • Autosilo Central Park, Via Riva Caccia, 6900 Lugano
  • Autosilo Motta, Via Giuseppe Motta 14, 6900 Lugano

Further parking available at the following link

Please consider that LAC is a public parking space and USI cannot reserve parking lots.



Detailed information is available at the following link.


Cloakroom service

A cloakroom service is provided free of charge.


Lugano Region promotions

Lugano Region offers promotions to graduates and their guests.

More details are published here:



If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]