Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2023

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

Every year, the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship offers Masters’s Scholarships to Art students (Artists).

Every year, the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship is offered for Ph.D., Postdoctoral, and Research for Foreign Students from Africa and other Countries to Study Abroad in Switzerland. New information as more countries has been included.

  • Category: Master
  • Amount/value: Varies
  • Location: Switzerland
  • Application deadline: 30 November 2023


Candidates for the University Scholarships must:

  • Hold a university degree (Bachelors/Masters) on commencement of the scholarship.
  • Be able to demonstrate their academic abilities and what they aim to achieve.
  • Contact the institution and/or the professor supervising their period of research. Universities may request supplementary information and/or set certain additional conditions to determine whether or not you qualify for admission.
  • Be under the age of 35 (born on or after 1st January 1987).
  • Be suitably proficient in the language of instruction (French, German, Italian, or English) in order to draw full benefit from their studies in Switzerland.

Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for general and specific eligibility criteria.


The scholarship covers a monthly payment, exemption of tuition fees, health insurance, airfare, special lodging allowance, etc. See the fact sheets for exact scholarship benefits.

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Go to Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships on to apply.

  • Select your country of origin according to your passport. Find out about the types of scholarships available, eligibility criteria and application deadlines for your country. For more information and questions, please contact the address provided in the  list of contacts (PDF, 136 kB, 02.08.2023).
  • Read the Application Guidelines and follow the instructions. Prepare your application and submit two complete copies to the relevant office in your country of origin according to the list of contacts (PDF, 136 kB, 02.08.2023) by the deadline.

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