Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists

Media release, 05.08.2016

Through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS), the Swiss Confederation awards various post-graduate scholarships to foreign scholars of all disciplines and to some foreign artists:

  • University research fellowships for scholars, doctorates and post-doctorates at Swiss universities, federal institutes of technology and universities of applied sciences (no scholarships for bachelor or masters studies)

  • Arts scholarships for advanced-level artists at Swiss conservatories and universities of the arts (only for a limited number of countries)

Eligibility criteria, information on the application procedure, contact addresses and further information can be found listed under each country on the website of the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).

The deadline for submitting applications to the Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia is 18 November, 2016.