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Scholarship Grant for African Students at University of Laussane in Switzerland

University of Lausanne (UNIL) grants scholarships for excellence awarded exclusively to students who have graduated from a foreign university and whose academic results are of a very high level. UNIL grants 10 Masters scholarships yearly.

Country of Study: Switzerland Institution/ University: University of Laussane (UNIL)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2019 Level of Study: Masters Degree

About Institution (S):

The University of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland was founded in 1537 as a school of theology, before being made a university in 1890. As of fall 2017, about 15,000 students and 3,300 employees study and work at the university.

Sponsor: University of Laussane | Number of Scholarships : 10

Program(s): 

All Masters degree programmes offered by the University of Laussane except those listed below

  • Master from the School of Medicine
  • Master of education
  • Master of Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne
  • Master of criminal Law, magistracy specialism
  • Master of Science in Physical Education and Sports Didactics
  • Master of Science in Health sciences
  • All MASs (PhD programmes)

Please note: for the Master of Law, only two specialisms,”international and comparative law” and “legal theory” are open to applications for Masters scholarships.

Scholarship Benefits:

The scholarship is granted for the minimum statutory period of the programme chosen by the student. It amounts to CHF 1,600 per month from 15 September to 15 July (or 10 months a year) for the complete duration of the masters (one and a half years or two years depending on the chosen masters), with the exception of cases of definitive failure after the first year.

Students offered a scholarship will be exempt from the fixed registration fees for the courses, with the exception of the CHF 80.00 fees to be paid each semester.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • To have obtained a foreign university degree considered equivalent to a bachelor at UNIL before the beginning of the masters programme at UNIL.
  • To have distinguished yourself during your studies, especially through particularly brilliant academic results.
  • To have a language level of at least B2 (according to the European Language Portfolio global scale) in French or English according to the language in which your chosen masters is taught.
  • Not to have been registered with UNIL in the past.
  • To have paid the CHF 200.00 administration fee (see document, “list of documents to attach to your application”).

Withdrawal from the programme will lead to the suspension of the scholarship.

How To Apply:

You must not make an application for admission to the masters degree via the Admissions Department (SII).

Candidates must send their completed application (refer to the document, “list of documents to attach to your application”), unbound, by post only to the following address:

Université de Lausanne
Service des affaires sociales et de la mobilité étudiante (SASME)
Bâtiment Unicentre
CH – 1015 Lausanne
Switzerland

The application form must be completed on a computer and duly signed by the candidate.

The application for the Masters scholarship also serves as an application for admission to your chosen masters (and therefore an application to register at UNIL).

Additional Information

The deadline for applications is 1 November to begin a masters degree during the following academic year, in the autumn semester or the spring semester if the programme allows. The postmark will attest to the date sent.

Incomplete applications, particularly those lacking certified copies of the academic documents requested, will not be considered.

More Details and Application Here