ALaRI have established fruitful collaboration with the student associations that are present in the Lugano area. Through these associations, the students can be involved in different activities as well as get help with practical issues related to their stay in Lugano. The main associations with which ALaRI collaborates are:'
- AISEC Lugano: the local branch of the Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales
- IEEE Student Branch Lugano: the local student branch of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers