Focused on quality and excellence, it boasts a highly competent and internationally renowned faculty.
According to its legal requirements, the University School of Music pursues four mandates: education, research, continuing education/post-education, and service provision.
The SUM is a member of the Conference of Swiss Universities of Music (CSUM) and the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen (AEC).
In the Academic Year 2021/22, the SUM had 351 students enrolled, with an equal gender distribution (176 female, 175 male), and offered 20 study programmes including Bachelor's, Master of Arts, and Continuing Education programmes.


The study programmes of the University of Music of the Conservatorio have been reviewed according to the MusiQuE standards in 2018. Please find the report here.