Swiss Government Excellence PHD  Post-Doc Scholarships 2018-2019

Swiss Government Excellence PHD Post-Doc Scholarships 2018-2019

Switzerland 31 May 2018
SEFRI, email Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students

SEFRI, email Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students

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31 May 2018
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Full funding
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This opportunity is destined for all countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

The Swiss Government through the Federal Commission for Scholarships is offering you the chance to study at one of the ten of the finest universities in Switzerland.

Please note that no Bachelor or Master Degrees are eligible for this scholarship; only PhD or Post-Doc positions.


You can study at one of the following universities:

University of Basel

University of Bern

University of Fribourg

University of Geneva

University of Lausanne

University of Lucerne

University of Neuchâtel

University of St.Gallen

University of Zurich

University of Lugano

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ)

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP)

Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch

If you were accepted for the Swiss Excellence Scholarship you will get the following:

  • A monthly payment that amounts to 1’920 Swiss Francs.
  • Exemption of the tuition fees (except for EPFL).
  • Health insurance
  • Air fare to/from your home country

If you have a Master’s degree and welling to spend three years as a full time PhD student in Switzerland, then do not hesitate to apply for this amazing scholarship.

Other conditions

• You should have a Master degree (or equivalent university degree)

• you are highly qualified: have excellent grades and achievements


How to apply

Prepare Now Documents for application for the next deadline.

[2] Copies of university certificates and transcripts
(attested and translated)

[3] Two letters of recommendation from professors in your field of study (you must use the official reference form provided with the application package)

[4] Photo (to staple on application form)

[5] Complete research proposal (max. 5 pages)

[6] Motivation letter (max. 2 pages).

[7] Curriculum vitae (include list of academic publications if any)

[8] A copy of the confirmation letter from a professor at the intended Swiss University that he/she is willing to supervise your PhD studies.

So reach out right away to the professor you are interested in working with.

[9] Health certificate

[10] A copy of your passport

Submit all the required documents to CFBE

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