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: Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars. Take note of the helpful application guidelines.
Are you thinking about applying for the scholarship?
Are you wondering about timing, how to find a supervisor and how this all works?
Are you wondering what being a supervisor and an hosting lab for this scholarship implies?
Who is doing what at EPFL ?
Education Outreach Department : EPFL Reception Service for Swiss excellence scholarships. In charge of all current affairs for scholarship holders.
Labs: Responsible for the scholarship holder’s supervision and all practical aspects linked to their work place.
Delegate to the Federal Commission for Scholarships : Prof. François Gallaire. As the responsible for academic questions, he provides assistance in case a student needs to change orientation or transfer to another laboratory or for issues between the scholarship holder and the supervisor.