Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships For International Students 2020

Applications are invited to apply for the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships in Switzerland for international students 2020-2021. The Swiss Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students is now Accepting Applications.

Each Year, Swiss Government awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote to more than 180 countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS)

The Swiss Government Scholarship is a Fully Funded Scholarships for all International Students and will cover your all Expenses, Monthly Stipend, Airfare, Accommodation, Health Insurance, Housing Allowance Research fund. In Addition to that, all academic fields are available.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2020-21 Details

  • Country: Switzerland
  • No of Scholarships: Unknown
  • Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
  • Course Level: Ph.D./Postdoc/Research Degree
  • Deadline: Varies from University to University.

Course Level

  • Swiss Government Excellence Research Scholarships for foreign students
  • Swiss Government Excellence Ph.D. Scholarships for foreign students
  • Swiss Government Excellence Postdoctoral Scholarships for foreign researchers

Duration of Course Level

  • Research Scholarships in Switzerland12 Months Maximum
  • Doctoral Scholarships in Switzerland12 Months (starting in September) prolongable up to 36 months based on the achieved academic results
  • Post-Doctoral Scholarships in Switzerland12 Months

Financial Coverage From the Swiss Government

Swiss Government is awarding Fully Funded Scholarships in Switzerland for international students and will cover the following expenses given below.

    1. Monthly Stipend
    2. Airfare
    3. Accommodation
    4. Health Insurance
    5. Housing Allowance
    6. Research fund

Scholarship Types

  • The research scholarship is available to post-graduate researchers in any discipline (who hold a master’s degree as a minimum) who are planning to come to Switzerland to pursue research or further studies at the doctoral or post-doctoral level.
    Research scholarships are awarded for research or study at all Swiss cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences and the two federal institutes of technology. Only candidates nominated by an academic mentor at one of these higher education institutions will be considered.
  • Art scholarships are open to art students wishing to pursue an initial master’s degree in Switzerland.
    Art scholarships are awarded for study at any Swiss conservatory or university of the arts. This scholarship is available to students from a limited number of countries only.

Selection Criteria

  1. Candidate profile
  2. Quality of the research project or artistic work
  3. Synergies and potential for future research cooperation

For more info about the Eligibility Criteria, Scholarship Value and Application Process please select your country according to your passport given below:



Check the application deadline and the different types of scholarship on offer from the above link. These vary according to country. You will also find details of what to do next and where to get more information.


As stated above, the last date for the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships varies from country to country.

How to Apply for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship 

Click Here to Apply for Swiss Government 2020 Scholarship

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