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02/21/2017

Launch geodata4edu.ch

geodata4edu.ch ist das neue nationale Portal für...

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02/14/2017

Merkmale der PH und Strategie 2017-2020

Am 1. Februar 2017 hat die Kammer Pädagogische...

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02/01/2017

A National Open Access Strategy: Toward the Unrestricted Publication of Research Output

At its plenary assembly on Tuesday, 31 January...

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01/31/2017

Die europäischen Hochschulen fordern ein sofortiges Überdenken von Trumps Einreiseverbot

Die European University Association EUA ist...

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01/27/2017

Neue Governance für das Zulassungsverfahren für das Medizinstudium

swissuniversities übernimmt künftig mehr...

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01/19/2017

Echange et coopération en recherche et enseignement: opportunités européennes

La Commission recherche et développement de la...

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12/09/2016

SUDAC programme: first call for proposals launched

The swissuniversities Development and Cooperation...

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11/15/2016

EURAXESS website relaunch: we are online

The www.euraxess.ch website has been relaunched...

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11/10/2016

BREF – Brückenschläge mit Erfolg

Die Förderentscheide sind gefallen. Die nächste...

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11/03/2016

Sonderpädagogische Kompetenzen in der Ausbildung von Regelklassen-Lehrpersonen

Die Kammer der Pädagogischen Hochschulen von...

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Application documents

The application documents can, in most cases, be downloaded from the internet or are provided by swissuniversities (please specify your study objective and study begin and attach a CV). Information on the application procedure can be found in the scholarship announcement of the country of your choice.

Direct application to the host country

Some countries require a direct application to the host country, mostly online. The information for these countries refers to the date of the announcement. Please note that swissuniversities is not informed about any upcoming changes, e.g. a second application round. We therefore strongly recommend that you regularly consult the latest news on the website mentioned by the host country, particularly with regards to the application deadline.

For the statistics of the Swiss government, swissuniversities would appreciate to be informed about your direct application to the host country.

Application at swissuniversities

swissuniversities  recommends a pre-application for those countries which do not require a direct application. Please complete the pre-application form (in German and French) and return it by e-mail to stip(a)swissuniversities.ch. Upon receipt of the new scholarship offer, swissuniversities will send the application documents by mail or e-mail to the registered candidates. swissuniversities then forwards the applications to the host country. The final selection of scholarship recipients is made by the host country which informs swissuniversities or the candidates of the results. In some cases, the results may be notified only one or two months before the beginning of studies.

Please note: We only accept a pre-application for those countries which offer government scholarships to Switzerland and do not require a direct application in the host country. A list of the countries offering government scholarships is available in our sections Foreign government scholarships for Swiss students and researchers.

Contact for Swiss students and researchers

swissuniversities
Scholarship Service
Effingerstrasse 15
Postfach
CH-3001 Bern

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