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Applicants should hold one of the following academic degrees:

Bachelors or higher degree from a university or Federal Institute of Technology Diploma awarded by a university-level professional school or an equivalent title plus adequate professional experience;

Professionals with significant experience in the intercultural field and who do not hold academic titles can be admitted on the basis of their professional curriculum.



CAS tuition fee - CHF 6'900

Single modules - CHF 1'500

Tuition fees include the costs of the instructional material distributed in class and test fees.

Not included are costs for books, visa, travel expenses and accommodation in Switzerland and abroad.



Applications to the CAS on Migration and Diversity starting March 2021 are now open!

Application deadline: December 31, 2020

non-refundable deposit of CHF 3’000 is required to receive the official admission documents.

Early bird discount: Participants who pay in full by Sept 10, 2020 are eligible for a 400 CHF discount on their tuition.


Please download our application package below and send back all filled-in forms by email at :

Students requiring a visa for Switzerland are strongly urged to apply as early as possible. The visa process can take up to 3 months.  

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Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates who meet the initial requirements will be invited for a Skype/phone interview for further assessment. 

Once admitted, students must pay a registration deposit before  they can receive their visa invitation letter.

Copies of all the forms with official transcripts of the required diplomas and certificates are to be sent by e-mail at or by mail to the address below:

Università della Svizzera italiana
Master of Advanced Studies in Intercultural Communication (MIC)
Via Buffi 13
CH-6900 Lugano