Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2020/2021

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships is now open for suitably qualified foreign students to apply for a Study Masters Degree and PhD Degree from highly prestigious Switzerland Universities.  The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2020 is a Fully Funded Scholarship open to more than 180 Countries.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships Details

Host Country: Switzerland

Eligible National: International (Foreign students)

No of Scholarships: 500

Degree Level: MastersPh.D./Postdoc/Research Degree

Duration: 12 Months prolongable up to 36 months based on the achieved academic results

Scholarship Benefits

The Scholarships will cover all the Expenses

  • Monthly Stipend
  • Tuition Fee
  • Round Airfare Tickets
  • Accommodation
  • Health Insurance
  • Housing Allowance
  • Research Fund

Types of Scholarships

    • Swiss Government Excellence Research Scholarships for foreign students (open to post-graduate researchers in any discipline (who hold a master’s degree as a minimum))
    • Swiss Government Excellence PhD Scholarships for foreign students
    • Swiss Government Excellence Postdoctoral Scholarships for foreign researchers
    • Swiss Government Excellence Art scholarships (open to art students wishing to pursue an initial master’s degree in Switzerland).

Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria for the Swiss Government Scholarships vary and different for each country. If you want to check the eligibility criteria for your country you can select your country:

Select Your Country: Countries A – L / Countries M – Z

Selection criteria

    • Candidate profile
    • Quality of the research project or artistic work
    • Synergies and potential for future research cooperation

How to Apply

The Application Process is also different for each country set by the Swiss Authorities. To apply, please visit the Official website of the Switzerland Government Excellence Scholarship.


The Last date to apply for the Scholarships is different for every country. You can check at Countries A – L / Countries M – Z

Important Tips to Note

Acceptance Letter: First, of all, you need is the Acceptance Letter/Supervision Letter from a Swiss Professor.

Contact Professors from Now. If you start contacting the professor now in Switzerland by spending at least one week in reading the professor profile and then emailing him, you can easily get a reply from the professor in Switzerland and apply in time for Swiss Govt. Scholarships 2021-2022.

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