Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students

Sponsor: Swiss government

Brief description

The Swiss Confederation awards an Excellence scholarship to deserving international candidates from over 180 countries each year aimed at encouraging exchange and research cooperation.

The research scholarship is available to post-graduate researchers in any discipline and who is planning to come to Switzerland for further studies or pursue a research at doctoral or post-doctoral level.

Host Institutions: One of the ten cantonal universities, the two Swiss federal institutes of technology or public teaching and research institutes

Level/Field of study: Doctoral/ post-doctoral or research in any discipline

Target group: International students from more than 180 countries

Scholarship value: The scholarship covers tuition fees, health insurance, monthly payment, housing allowance, air fare etc.

Eligibility: Visit page to learn country specific eligibility criteria

Application method: See the country-specific page for eligibility criteria, application procedure and contact information for your country. If you are eligible, contact the Swiss consulate in your country for further details and information on how to proceed with your application.

Note: It is important to visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply.

Application closes: Varies, Sept – Dec 2017


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