Welcome to the website of USI Institute of Economics (IdEP). IdEP regroups research and teaching activities in Economics and Public Management at the Università della Svizzera italiana. The Institute is supported by USI Faculty of Economics.

Master’s coordinated by IdEP

PhD programmes




IdEP is part of the Swiss School of Public Health - SSPH+. SSPH+ assembles the inter-university faculty of public health sciences affiliated with the twelve Swiss univer­sities of the SSPH+ Foundation: Basel, Bern, Fribourg, Geneva, Lausanne, Lucerne, Neuchâtel, Svizzera italiana, Zurich, BFH, SUPSI and ZHAW. SSPH+ is the national coordi­nating body for the promotion of postgraduate university education and research in the fields of public health. More information.


IdEP is part of the Swiss Public Administration Network - SPAN. SPAN is a co-operative venture between the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP) and the universities of Bern, Lausanne and USI. It promotes a shared Master programme, the Master in Public Management and Policy, and a shared doctoral programme.