BS MS and PhD Scholarships in Switzerland in 2024 (Fully Funded)

Switzerland is a popular destination in Europe for international students because of the lowest fees for masters, and PhD, and Government of Switzerland scholarships are available for international students. In Switzerland, employers pay high salaries to their employees. If you are looking for scholarships to study in Switzerland then we have prepared a list of BS MS and PhD Scholarships in Switzerland. In addition to scholarships, many organizations and universities offer summer programs and internships to foreign students.

As an international student, you are allowed to work part-time. There are two types of scholarship funding in Switzerland. Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships, and the University-Specific Scholarships. Below are some of the most popular scholarships, fellowships, internships, and summer programs in Switzerland for international students.

List of BS MS and PhD Scholarships in Switzerland

Here is a list of scholarships in Switzerland for international students:

1) Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

This is a fully funded government-funded scholarship. This Swiss Excellence Program is for Ph.D., Research Fellowship, and Post Doc. Master Degree holders can apply for this scholarship.

  • Benefits: Round Airfare Tickets, Monthly Stipend for Expenses and Accommodation, Housing Allowance, One-year half-fare public transportation card, Tuition Fee Coverage
  • Link: Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

2) ETH Zurich Excellence Scholarship (EPOS Scholarship)

ETH is a public research university. It offers “Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP). This scholarship is for the master’s degree program.

The scholarship covers living, and study expenses as well as a waiver in a tuition fee.

3) University of Geneva Excellence Master’s Scholarship

The University of Geneva Excellence Master’s Scholarships offer a fantastic opportunity to pursue your Master’s degree at a top-ranked university in Switzerland.

The scholarship is awarded for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

4) EPFL Excellence Scholarship in Switzerland

The École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is a world-renowned institution for science and technology. It offers a fellowship to pursue a Bachelor, and Master’s degree. A monthly stipend and accommodation assistance will be given to cover the living expenses.

5) UNIL Masters Grant in Switzerland

The University of Lausanne (UNIL) offers around 10 grants to students who want to pursue a master’s degree program.

6) ETH Zurich Post Doctoral Fellowship in Switzerland

This fellowship supports postdoctoral researchers at ETH Zurich. The fellowship includes a competitive salary, Research Funding, Travel and Mobility, and World-Class Resources.

List of Public Universities in Switzerland

There are only 12 Public universities.

  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich)
  • École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
  • University of Zurich (UZH)
  • University of Bern (UNIBE)
  • University of Basel (UNIBAS)
  • University of Geneva (UNIGE)
  • University of Lausanne (UNIL)
  • University of Lucerne
  • University of Fribourg
  • Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)
  • University of Neuchâtel (UniNE)
  • Pedagogical University of Ticino (HEP-Ticino)

Internships, and Summer Programs in Switzerland

Many universities and organizations offer summer programs, fellowships, and internships for international students. Here are some:

Helpful Links

There are more than 4000 study programs in various languages at Swiss higher education institutions.

As Opportunities Corners founder, my name is Muhammad Saim Rasheed. I completed my higher education from University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar. I have been to Egypt for the AIESEC internship in 2016. In addition, I am an alumnus of the U.S. Department of State's (SUSI 2017) Exchange Program. I participated in the Young Leaders Fellowship in the Maldives in 2021, and I went to the International Youth Leadership Summit in Turkiye in 2022. Since 2017, I have participated in numerous fully funded educational and leadership programs. I therefore created this blog based on my own personal experiences, and I mentor students who are eager and enthusiastic about pursuing fully funded opportunities. You can visit the official sources for additional information by clicking on the links provided at the end of each post. Read more about me and our partners here. I am also Featured by Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network