Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists for the academic year 2013-2014

Страна: Швейцария;

Дедлайн: 13.02.2013



The Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS), awards various postgraduate scholarships to foreign scholars and researchers:

  • University scholarships (Swiss universities, Federal Institutes of Technology as well as Universities of Applied Sciences)
  • Arts scholarships (schools of music and fine arts, only for a limited number of countries).

These scholarships provide graduates from all fields with the opportunity to pursue doctoral or postdoctoral research in Switzerland at one of the public funded university or recognized institution.

Please use the drop-down menu below to see what type of scholarships are offered for your country of origine. You will also find the necessary information regarding eligibility criteria and the application procedure.

  1. Type of scholarships offered (please see PDF files):
    • Research Scholarships
    • PhD Scholarships
    • Post-doctoral Scholarships

    No Bachelor or Master scholarships are available

  2. Eligibility:

    Please see eligibility criteria in the pdf files

  3. Awards:

    Applications are subject to preliminary selection by the relevant national authorities and/or the Swiss diplomatic representation. The short-listed applications are then analyzed by the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS) which subsequently takes the final decision.

    The FCS is composed of University Professors from all the Swiss public Universities. Scholarship awards are decided on the basis of academic and scientific excellence.

  4. Application procedure:

    If you fulfill the eligibility requirements cited in the above-mentioned scholarships, please contact the relevant application institution in your country of origin (institution cited in the pdf files).