UNIL Master’s Grants in Switzerland for Foreign Students

Brief description:

UNIL Master’s Grants in Switzerland for Foreign Students Students from outside of Switzerland who are interested in pursuing a Master’s Degree at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland are eligible for consideration for the UNIL Master’s Grants, which are awarded on a competitive basis.

Host Institution(s):

Located in Lausanne, Switzerland’s University

UNIL Master’s Grants in Switzerland for Foreign Students

Level/Field(s) of study:

All of the Master’s programs that are currently being offered by the UNIL, with the following exceptions:

  •  A Master’s degree from the School of Medicine;
  •  A Master’s degree in the Sciences and Practices of Education;
  • A Master’s degree in Law. Notable Exceptions: Accepting applications for the master’s degree Awards of merit: “International and Comparative Law,” “Legal Theory,” and “International Tax Law and Policy” are some of the areas of expertise that this individual possesses.
    Master of Science in Physical Education and Sport Didactics
  •  Master of Science in Health Sciences
  •  Master of Science in Sustainable Management and Technology
  •  All MASs (third cycle programmes, further education programmes)

Target group:

Students from other countries

UNIL Master’s Grants in Switzerland for Foreign Students

Number of Scholarships:

Approximately 10

Scholarship value/duration:

The scholarship will be awarded for the minimum required number of years to complete the program that the student has selected. It comes out to a total of CHF 1,600 each month from September 15th through July 15th (or 10 months a year) for the whole course of the masters program (one and a half years or two years depending on the masters program chosen), with the exception of situations in which the student fails the program for good after the first year.

UNIL Master’s Grants in Switzerland for Foreign Students

Students who are granted a scholarship will not be required to pay the course’s fixed registration fees; however, they will still be required to pay the CHF 80.00 fees that are due at the beginning of each semester.

Qualifications to apply for:

  •  To have graduated from an overseas college or university with a degree that UNIL recognizes as being equivalent to a bachelor’s degree prior to enrolling in a master’s program at UNIL.
  • To have distinguished oneself during the course of one’s studies, most notably by achieving exceptionally outstanding academic accomplishments.
  • To have a language level of at least C1 (according to the European Language Portfolio worldwide scale) in French or at least C1 (according to the language in which your selected masters is taught) in English. This need is specific to the language in which your masters program is taught.
  •  To not have previously had a registration with UNIL in any capacity.
  •  To have paid the administrative charge of CHF 200.00 (see the paper under “list of documents to attach to your application” for further information).

UNIL Master’s Grants in Switzerland for Foreign Students

Application instructions:

UNIL Master’s Grants in Switzerland for Foreign Students You do not need to apply for the master’s degree at the Admission Office (SII) of UNIL because the application form for the Masters Scholarship also serves as an application for ADMISSION to the chosen Master’s program (and consequently as a matriculation form at UNIL).Candidates for the Masters Scholarship are required to submit their applications online and upload their whole application file in PDF format over the course of the online application process rather than sending their materials via email.

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To start a master’s degree program during the following academic year, either in the fall semester or the spring semester if the program allows it, the application deadline is November 1 (post mark).


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