Mobility 2017

In 2017, 208 SUPSI students, lecturers and employees who spent a period outside Ticino, in other Swiss cantons and abroad, at universities and partner institutions, carried out their mobility.

In 2017, there were 169 student mobility projects for students who spent a period abroad. Through the SEMP programme (Swiss-European Mobility Programme), more than 50 students started a semester at a European partner university or at an institution doing an internship. The most popular destinations were Spain, Italy and Germany. More than 10 young people had their period of professional practice in German-speaking Switzerland.

27 students from the health and social work area took part in an international cooperation project by doing an internship in NGOs and local structures in South America, Africa, the Philippines and India.
The workshops in Ethiopia, China and at a partner in the USA organized by the Department for Environment Construction and Design involved 25 young people who carried out theoretical and practical study activities for an average of 2 weeks.
17 SUPSI students who participated in the China Module offered as part of the Master of Science in Engineering.
More than 20 students, mainly in Europe, have carried out one of the internships required by the curriculum in conservation and restoration and health area.

The Swiss-European Mobility Programme was the programme most frequently used by SUPSI employees to carry out a period of training or teaching outside our institution. Again, among the 26 mobility programmes carried out, Spain, Italy and Germany are the most popular destination countries. In addition, more than 10 employees participated in institutional trips and workshops outside Europe.

As part of various projects related to mobility and internationality, SUPSI has welcomed more than 60 people through mobility programmes and agreements, including students, lecturers and collaborators, many of them from European universities and partners.
18 young people, mainly from Italy and Spain, who had a semester of study or internship at SUPSI through the SEMP programme. Again through SEMP we have hosted 16 collaborators from European institutions for teaching and training.

The Master of Arts in Interior-Architectural Design hosted 12 students from German, Turkish and Indian universities.

Also this year, thanks to the Reteca Foundation, we were able to host 4 young engineers from South America; as part of our thesis projects, we hosted over 10 students from Europe and China.