University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland

The University of Applied Sciences of the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland offers the opportunity to deal with the topic of hydraulics by offering a Bachelor's degree programme in civil engineering.


Study content

Following a broad-based programme, closely linked to professional practice, students learn how to work autonomously and in an interdisciplinary environment, conducting in-depth study into the financial and social components of the construction sector and of the local area, while also learning about optimal resource management, based on solid foundations of design and sizing. Teaching is anchored to methodologies that have been diversified and adapted to the competences that must be learned, allowing students to acquire the transversal skills characteristic of the civil engineering profession.

Focus in the field of hydrology

The focus is on hydraulics.

Teaching language

  • Italian

Courses in the field of hydrology specifically offered in this study programme

  • Idraulica I
  • Idraulica II
  • Protezione del territorio
  • Smaltimento delle acque

SUPSI - Dipartimento ambiente costruzioni e design Ingegneria civile
Campus Trevano, Via Trevano
6952 Canobbio


Study advice

Silvio Seno / Manuel Lüscher