University of Bern Masters Grants for International Students

University of Bern
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 30 Nov 2013 (annual)
Study in:  Switzerland
Course starts September 2014

Brief description:

The University of Bern Masters Grants are for international students who wish to do a Master’s programme beginning in autumn 2014/2015.  The scholarship is offered for Master’s Programmes offered at the University.

Host Institution(s):

University of Bern, Switzerland

Field of study:

All Master’s Programme offered at University of Bern with the exception of Biomedical Science. For more information about the offered programmes please visit Master-Programmes as well as Faculties.

Number of Awards:

The University of Bern will offer every academic year a total of 6 grants for excellent international students for postgraduate studies.

Target group:

International students wishing to pursue Master’s Degree at University of Berne.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The grant consists of 1600 CHF per month for the duration of the Master’s programme.  The Grant is first awarded for a period of 13 months starting 1 September 2014.  Besides the above-mentioned financial aid, the Grant covers also the ordinary registration- as well as semester fees for the entire regular study period.  However it is important to note that all grantees must pay per semester 55 Swiss Francs for administrative costs in the admissions office as well as the membership fee for the student union


•  Whose permanent domicile at the time of application is outside of Switzerland, and who obtained their Bachelor’s degree outside of Switzerland

•  Whose Bachelor’s degree is in the relevant field of study

•  Who will graduate with a Bachelor’s degree no later than July 2014

Application instructions:

For 2014/15 the deadline has expired and no more applications can be accepted. Details about the application requirements and deadline for the year 2015/16 will be available at the official website by the end of September 2014.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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Related Scholarships:  List of  Swiss Scholarships

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