Each year, the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries.
The research scholarship is available to post-graduate researchers in any discipline (who hold a masterâ€™s degree as a minimum) who are planning to come to Switzerland to pursue research or further studies at doctoral or post-doctoral level.
Course Level:Â Doctoral orÂ Postdoctoral Studies or Research inÂ any discipline
Host Institution(s):Â One of the 10 SwissÂ cantonal universities, the two Swiss federal institutes of technology orÂ public teaching and research institutes.
Eligibility Criteria:Â Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for general and specific eligibility criteria.
Method of Application:Â If you fulfill the eligibility requirements, contact the Swiss diplomatic representation in your country of origin. The diplomatic representation will provide you with all the necessary information regarding the procedure including application forms and a list of required documentation.
The application deadline falls betweenÂ September-December 2018, depending on the Swiss Embassy to which the applications have to be submitted.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â varies, Sept-Dec 2018
Next course starts 2019