UNIL Master’s Grants in Switzerland for Foreign Students

Deadline: 15 December 2016
Open to: international students, with qualification equivalent to the UNIL Bachelor’s degree
Scholarships: CHF 1,600/ approx. 1470.62 EUR per month 


The University of Lausanne in Switzerland offers the UNIL Master’s Grants on a competitive basis to international students who wish to pursue a Masters Degree at the University. Candidates must choose a Master’s programme from among those offered by the UNIL, except the Master of Medicine, Master of Arts in Sciences and Practices of Education, Master of Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne, Master of Law in Criminal Sciences, judiciary mention, Master of Science in Traceology and Crime Analysis, and all the MAS (3rd cycle programmes). The grant may not be used for any complementary studies required to enroll on the Master’s degree and may not be used for EMBAs or Masters of Advanced studies.


  • The candidate must be the holder of a degree from a foreign university;
  • The qualification held by the candidate must be deemed equivalent to the UNIL Bachelor’s degree;
  • The grants are intended more particularly for students who distinguished themselves in their university studies and who have difficulty meeting their financial needs for the duration of the Master’s.


The amount of the grant is CHF 1,600./ approx. 1470.62 EUR per month from 15 September to 15 July, for a duration not exceeding the regulation minimum period of the programme.

How to Apply 

Candidates must complete the “UNIL Master’s Grant” application form and submit it to UNIL’s Social Affairs and Student Mobility Service (SASME) before 15 December 2016 to:

Social Affairs and Student Mobility Service (SASME)
University of Lausanne
CH-1015 Lausanne

In case of any further questions please contact Mr Olivier Goumoëns (olivier.goumoens@unil.ch).

More information on the official website.

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