Science & Technology Office Seoul

The Science & Technology Office Seoul is part of the Swiss Knowledge Network, a global network run by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI). The Network is in close cooperation with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the S&T Office is an entity of the Embassy of Switzerland in Korea.

Specifically, the S&T Office Seoul:

  • is the knowledge hub linking Swiss and Korean universities, research institutes, R&D focussed companies and start-ups.
  • supports the creation of networks, partnership and collaboration efforts between Swiss and Korean scientists, researchers and students.
  • assists the Swiss universities, research institutes and start-ups in building-up R&D and educational partnerships with Korean institutions.
  • works in close collaboration with the Swiss Business Hub Korea to provide assistance for R&D focussed companies

Separate S&T Office website

S&T Office Twitter account

Swiss Government Scholarships

The Swiss governemnt offers 3 scholarships to Korean students on the basis of reciprocity. The calls for 2020-2021 will open on August 10th, 2019 and will close on November 10th, 2019. Here below are the scholarshipps offered:

  • Fine Arts Scholarships
  • PhD Scholarships
  • Post-doctoral Scholarships
  • Research Scholarships

Detailed information about the eligibility, allowances and the application procedure can be found on the website of the Swiss Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists.