According to USI organisational structure with regard to institutes, the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences supports at an organisational level the following institutes:
The following institutions are associated with USI:
Affiliation and association
A third party institute affiliated to USI is also subject to the University strategies and general regulations. The affiliated institutes maintain administrative autonomy. Affiliation is defined by the Law that regulates Università della Svizzera italiana, art. 12a, and by the Statute of Università della Svizzera italiana, art. 6a.
The association with USI of a third party institution allows a formal synergy between the University and the associate institution in areas of interest. The institution is not involved in the University strategic planning or general regulations. The association is defined by the Law that regulates the Università della Svizzera italiana, art. 12b.