Swiss Government Scholarships

The Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students, awards various postgraduate scholarships to foreign scholars and researchers. These scholarships provide graduates from all fields with the opportunity to pursue doctoral or postdoctoral research in Switzerland at one of the public funded university or recognized institution.

More information about the precise deadline can be obtained at the national institution or at the Swiss embassy (

For detailed information, please consult the websites:

Please notice that the candidate should independently contact the professor who can provide he/she with guidance on his/her research in order to obtain an invitation letter. The list of USI research centres is available at:

USI contact point:

Dr. Arianna Imberti Dosi,