Certificate of Advanced Studies SUPSI in Mobility Advanced Technologies (MAT)


The focus of this CAS is to prepare the participants to be able to cope with the challenges of the transportation of the future. It will address specific future mobility topics in both goods and passenger transport fields in the public and private sectors. With an industry minded approach, this course, will cover subject matters such as digitalization, A.I., transformation and innovation related to mobility.

This CAS is included into the MAS Railways and Sustainable Mobility (RSM). It trains both technical and management leaders, seeking a career in the transportation industry or in the public/private sectors of mobility & transportation. The participants acquire the skills needed in departments such as research and development, production, consultancy and public institutions. They will also acquire the knowledge for managing complex interdisciplinary projects.

Attendees are going to study mobility and advanced technologies correlated to transportation in a wide context. They will learn about the latest trend technologies, how to innovate in a sustainable way, how to identify and adapt transportation systems to customer requirements. Furthermore, the ultimate travel possibilities will be analyzed (e.g. autonomous drive). This pioneering course will allow the participants to be at ease in every situation. It will not matter if the subjects are of technical, entrepreneurship or strategic nature, the attendants will have the knowledgeable and reliable counterpart.




  • Understand the fundamentals and the basic parameters of the overall transport system
  • Comprehend mobility as an interconnected system
  • Know and understand how to correctly apply new technology to the mobility sector
  • Be capable of developing innovative products and services with entrepreneurship flair
  • Be capable of developing and implement new integrated and sustainable transport solutions
  • Understand the environmental impacts of mobility and implement mitigating actions
  • Describe autonomous drive (AD) systems and concepts
  • Implement AD projects in a real-life environment



Intended Audience
This CAS is devised for engineers, managers, entrepreneurs and experienced employees from the mobility sector as well as to professionals interested to work in this sector through the acquisition of the knowhow provided by this course.



Training applications

  • Talent development training program
  • Internal employee re-qualification or certification
  • Introduction program for new hired staff
  • Experienced employee cross-qualification
  • Independent professional certification
  • Strategy development training




1a. Innovation & entrepreneurship (INE) - 16 hours (1.3 ECTS)

1b. Innovation & creativity (INC) - 8 hours (0.7 ECTS)

2. Integrated mobility (IMO) - 24 hours (2 ECTS)

3. Future technologies (FUT) - 36 hours (3 ECTS)

4a. Autonomous Train (ADT) - 24 hours (2 ECTS)

4b. Autonomous Drive (ADR) - 24 hours (2 ECTS)


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Innovation & creativity (INC)

To be defined


Innovation & entrepreneurship (INE)

To be defined


Integrated mobility (IMO)

To be defined


Future technologies (FUT)

To be defined


Autonomous Train (ADT)

To be defined


Autonomous Drive (ADR)

To be defined



School Time

Wednesday (online) 14:00 - 17:20 or 17:00 - 20:20

Friday and saturday (in-class) 09:00 – 16:50


Weekly block classes at company’s selected location available upon request (1 ON, 1, 2 or 3 OFF).
All RSM courses can be offered as a continuous 4 days for 4 weeks “Summer School” or “Block” class.




Lessons are usually held in English. In agreement with the whole class, certain lessons can be held in Italian, German or French. Mini-theses for the respective CAS, as well as the final Master's thesis, can be written in English, Italian, German or French.




Spring 2021 (to be defined)

In cooperation with

Swiss Federal Railways SBB
SWISSRAIL Industry Association



Certificate of Advanced Studies SUPSI in Mobility Advanced Technologies
Credits: 11 ECTS


132 hour-lesson

Simone Bernasconi

Applications/enrolments possible at any time previous agreement with the course responsible.


At the “Officine FFS” in Bellinzona



CHF 6'100.–
For those who already have attended a CAS of the MAS – RSM, the cost is CHF 5’700 with a further reduction of 10%. These costs include the final exam, the issue of the certificate and the documentation.

Companies with more than three (3) enrolled participants will be granted a special discount.


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