Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

Through the Federal Commission for Scholarships, the Swiss government offers a limited number of grants to foreign students wishing to do part of their training at a Swiss university.

For information according to country, conditions and the application procedure, please see the web page of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation:

Take note of the helpful application guidelines.

Are you thinking about applying for the scholarship?

Information for applicants

Are you wondering about timing, how to find a supervisor and how this all works?

Information for supervising professors and lab assistants

Are you wondering what being a supervisor and an hosting lab for this scholarship implies?


EPFL Swiss excellence scholarships
Email: [email protected]

EPFL Academic representative for the scholarship
François Gallaire
Email: [email protected]