Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for the academic year 2018-2019

Tuesday, 01.08.2017 – Monday, 09.10.2017

Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).

The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.

The call for applications to the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for foreign students is open since the 1st of August, and closes on the 15th of October 2017. You can request the application package by email, if you write to

Before requesting the package, please read the information on the different types of scholarships for Hungarians on the website of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation.