Possible funding 

  • Scholarship for Mexico

    The Embassy of Mexico, via the Leading House South America, would like to raise your awareness about the Scholarships Program for Foreigners of the Mexican government. They are offering 4 scholarships to Swiss students.

     Application deadline: 27 September 2019

    Application online: https://sigca.sre.gob.mx/login


    The scholarships are to finance (cf. p.4):

    - Graduate programs of four years (Licenciatura), max. 4 years of funding

    - Master Programs: max. 2 years of funding

    - Specialization: max. 1 year of funding

    - Doctorate Programs: max. 3-4 years of funding

    - Mobility Programs for undergraduate and master students: 1 school term ( 1 trimester, quadrimester o semester)

    - Mobility for Master students, PhD students or postdoc students: at least 1 month

    - Medical Specialties and sub-specialties: max. 3 years of funding


    The selection and eligibility criteria can be found on pp.14-15. 

  • Nordmann Scholarship

    Nordmann Scholarship for a placement of 1 or 2 semesters at the Hebraic University of Jerusalem 

    The Jean and Bluette Nordmann Foundation funds exchanges between the University of Fribourg and the Hebraic University of Jerusalem, which are open to teaching staff, post-doctoral, doctoral and Master's students of all faculties.

    Information for Master Students
    Information for PhD and post-doctoral students

    Founded in Fribourg in 1990, the foundation aims to promote the knowledge and study of Judaism and Christianity as religions and cultures, help strengthen Judeo-Christian dialogue and Israeli-Swiss relations, and develop scientific and institutional exchanges between Unifr and the Hebraic University of Jerusalem.

    Duration of the exchange:

    • 1-6 months for teaching staff and post-doctoral or doctoral students
    • One semester (or exceptionally, one academic year) for Master's students.

    Annual deadline for applications: 31 October by email to the International Relations Office of your home university.

    The number of places is limited. The final selection is made by the Jean Nordmann Foundation.

  • Swissuniversities

    On the Swissuniversities, website, you will find information about the different grants available to students for studying abroad. 

  • Rotary Club

    The Rotary Club Foundation provides scholarships for Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

    Rotary Club

  • Swiss Study Foundation

    The Swiss Study Foundation encourages curiosity, motivation and responsibility. It helps cover some of the costs of studying abroad. You can submit an application at any time. Here is some 
    additional information about applying.

    Fondation Suisse d'études


  • Swiss Association of the Friends of Finland

    This body awards scholarships to students for short study placements (2-4 weeks) in Finland.

    Deadline for registration : 15 october 2018

    General information (in german)

  • International Postgraduate Scholarship- Hong-Kong

    The Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) offers an International Postgraduate Scholarships (IPS), in which the Scholarships are merit awards for international students who are interested in getting a full-time (1-year) business master’s degree in Hong Kong.