Coming with your own funding

If you wish to take up a research placement at the University of Fribourg (Unifr) with your own funding (excellence scholarship from a governmental programme, scholarship from a foundation, donor, etc.), here is the procedure to follow: 

  1. Draft a scientific project with a member of the teaching staff or a research group at Unifr
  2. Obtain an invitation from a member of teaching staff at Unifr
  3. Send your CV, the official confirmation from a scholarship programme, the invitation from a member of the teaching staff at Unifr and the dates of your placement to:international-scholarship@unifr.ch.
  4. Register via the application link that will be sent to you by email. 

Once accepted at the Unifr, the International Relations Office will send you a confirmation of registration. This document is mandatory for your visa application.

It is up to you to find accommodation during your placement in Fribourg.

For further information, please read carefully the chapter "Preparing your stay".

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