Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Each year, the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries.
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 doctoral or post-doctoral level.
One of the 10 Swiss cantonal universities, the two Swiss federal institutes of technology or public teaching and research institutes.
Level/Field of study:
Doctoral or Postdoctoral Studies or Research in any discipline
International students from more than 180 countries. See the official website for complete list of eligible countries.
The scholarship covers a monthly payment, exemption of tuition fees, health insurance, air fare, housing allowance, etc., as applicable. Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for exact scholarship benefits.
Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for general and specific eligibility criteria.
Official Scholarship Website: www.sbfi.admin.ch/scholarships_eng