Funding Oportunities Switzerland

Federal Government

Swiss National Science Foundation Research Funding Opportunities

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has a wide range of research funding programs at its disposal to support

 Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

Through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS), The Swiss Government grants foreign students university scholarships. These scholarships are intended for postgraduate students who further their education and undertake research work in Swiss universities and Federal Institutes of Technology. The application process starts usually in August and ends in October. Please contact the Embassy of Switzerland in Canberra to retreive more information.


CRUS receives information about other funding opportunities (German/French) from foreign institutions and foundations Swiss foundations directory (German/French).

Survey, information and links about grants are provided by the Rector’s Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS). Email:


University of Bern Master Grant

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