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Study In Switzerland: University of Lausanne International Scholarships, 2017

Note: To successfully apply for this scholarship, ensure you read all instructions on this page.

Interested in studying in Switzerland? Here is a good opportunity to do so.

The University of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland is offering scholarships to international students who are willing to pursue their studies at the university.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship is awarded for the minimum period of the program chosen by the student. It amounts to CHF 1,600. – Per month from 15 September to 15 July (i.e. 10 months per year), for the entire duration of the master’s degree (1 year and a half or 2 years depending on the chosen master), except In case of definitive failure after the first year.

Candidates are to note that the amount of the scholarship awarded is not sufficient to live in Switzerland.

Number of Scholarships: UNIL grants ten scholarships a year.

Country To Be Taken: Switzerland

Type: Masters

Available Courses: All Masters programme offered at UNIL are listed at www.unil.ch/enseignement/page23109.html

However, it is not possible to apply for the following programs:

  • Master of the School of Medicine
  • Master science and education practices
  • Master in Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne
  • Master of Law in Criminal Justice, Judiciary mention
  • All MAS (3rd cycle programs)

Warning: for the Master of Law (Master of Law), only two endorsements namely;

“International and comparative law” and “legal theory” are open for a postulation on a Master’s scholarship.


Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Obtain a foreign university degree deemed equivalent to a Bachelor of UNIL before the start of the master program at the UNIL.
  • To have distinguished herself during her studies, notably by particularly brilliant academic results.
  • Have a minimum level of B2 (level according to the global scale of the European Language Portfolio) in French or English depending on the language of instruction of the chosen master.
  • Not already registered at UNIL.
  • To have paid the administrative fee of CHF 200.- (see document “list of documents to be attached to your application file”)

Abandonment of the program results in suspension of the scholarship.

Eligible Countries: International Students


How to Apply: Applicants are to download and complete the scholarship application form.

Completed application form along side the necessary documents (refer to the pdf file containing the list of document to be attached to your application file”), unbound, by post only to the following address

Université de Lausanne
Service des affaires sociales et de la mobilité étudiante (SASME)
Bâtiment Unicentre
CH – 1015 Lausanne

The application form must be completed on a computer and duly signed by the candidate.

The application for the Masters scholarship also serves as an application for admission to your chosen masters (and therefore an application to register at UNIL).

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is November 1 to start a master’s degree in the next academic year, in the autumn semester or in the spring semester if the program allows.

For more information, visit the official scholarship webpage.

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