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?
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?
Who is doing what at EPFL ?
Student Affairs: 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.
EPFL Reception Service for Swiss excellence scholarships
Fanny Van De Poel and Estefania Ramos
Send us an email: [email protected]
EPFL academic representative for the scholarship
Send him an email: [email protected]