Travel Info

By car
From the south - Leaving the motorway at the 'Lugano Sud' Exit, follow the signs for the city centre skirting the lake (Lungolago); drive past Casino Kursaal (on your left) and past the Congress Hall (on your right); then turn left and drive straight until you see the University at the top of the street.
From the North - Leaving the motorway at the 'Lugano Nord' Exit, follow the signs for the city centre, down the hill and round, through the railway underpass; then further downhill keeping to the left-hand lane, continue to follow the signs for 'University' till you reach Via Buffi.

Parking facilities: Please be aware that parking is not easy in the neighbourhood of our campus. The blue parking zone requires a parking disk (max. 2 hours), while the 'white' designated spaces are available on payment. The underground car park has limited parking facilities and is on payment (per hour).

By train
From Lugano's mainline train station (, catch the funicular down to the centre of town, and weave your way under porticoes and along shop-lined streets, to catch either a 'no. 3' or a 'no. 5' bus, which will take you very close to the University.

By air
Located in Agno (about 6 km from Lugano town centre), Lugano-Airport offers direct-flight connections to four main Swiss cities and some European cities (
Also, Milano-Malpensa Airport, some 60 km away, may be easily reached by shuttle bus. Timetables and other travel information at:,, and The closest Swiss airport with international connections is Zurich Kloten, three hours away by train (