The University of Music: young, dynamic and international 

The University of Music (SUM) specialises in preparing young musicians for a successful career and is the most international department of the Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana, with students from 40 different countries.

In line with legal requirements, the University of Music has four functions: training, research, continuing/further 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).