The Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission, offers scholarships of excellence for foreign academics and artists in Switzerland. Scholarships are available for doctoral, postdoctoral, research and fine arts programs at one of the public universities or recognized institutions.
The excellence of the Swiss government The scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or a doctorate. and in foreign artists with a bachelor’s degree.
Each year, the Swiss Confederation awards grants of governmental excellence to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and more than 180 countries. The recipients are selected by the awarding agency, the Federal Commission for Foreign Student Programs (FCS).
Applicants from outside the country of origin often must meet specific English / other language requirements in order to study there.