University and Swiss Government Scholarship

Topics: Switzerland, University, Doctorate Pages: 4 (821 words) Published: September 14, 2013
Federal Departement of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students FCS

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships PhD Scholarships Academic year: 2014-2015 Country: Yemen Scholarship Offered by   Swiss Government Excellence PhD Scholarships for foreign students The Swiss Government through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students FCS To enable selected applicants to undertake a PhD in one of the 10 Swiss Public Universities, the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology and public teaching and research institutes University of Basel / University of Bern / University of Fribourg / University of Geneva / University of Lausanne / University of Lucerne / University of Neuchâtel / University of St.Gallen / University of Zurich / University of Lugano Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ) Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP) Institut universitaire Kurt Bösch The Scholarship is only valid for full time PhD studies in Switzerland. It is not valid for mixed PhD programs (part time in Switzerland and part time in a third country) Highly qualified post graduate students (in possession of the required degrees) from all academic fields 3 years maximum The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of 1920 Swiss Francs Exemption of the tuition fees (except for EPFL) Mandatory Swiss Health insurance paid by the FCS (for non-EU or EFTA grantees only) A lump sum for air fare for non-European grantees only (provided at the end of the scholarship) Special 300 Swiss Francs lodging allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship) 1 year half-fare public transportation card Counseling and various trips, dinners and sigh seeing tours organized for Swiss Government Scholarship holders

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