UNIL Master’s Grants 2021 at The University of Lausanne Switzerland

UNIL Master’s Grants 2021 at The University of Lausanne Switzerland

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Scholarship Description:

UNIL Masters scholarships are 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 around ten scholarships a year.


The University of Lausanne, also known as UNIL, is currently ranked within the global top 150 of the QS World University Rankings. It’s mainly located just outside the city of Lausanne, in the French-speaking region of Switzerland, on a campus on the shores of Lake Geneva. UNIL has close to 16,000 students, of which around one in four comes from abroad. It also has a strong international atmosphere in its faculty members, with almost one in two coming from outside Switzerland.

Degree Level:


Study Areas:

Biology and Medicine, Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration,  Geosciences and Environment,  Business and Economics, Arts, Social and Political Sciences, Theology and Sciences of Religions


  • CHF 1,600 per month will be provided to each scholar.
  • Around 10 applicants awarded for the grant.

The scholarship granted for the minimum statutory period of the program 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.



Eligibility Criteria:

  • Obtained a foreign university degree considered equivalent to a bachelor at UNIL before the beginning of the masters programme at UNIL.
  • Distinguished yourself during your studies, especially through particularly brilliant academic results.
  • Have a language level of at least B2 (according to the European Language Portfolio global scale) in French or at least C1 in English according to the language in which your chosen masters is taught.
  • Not registered with UNIL
  • Have paid the CHF 200.00 administration fee (see document, “list of documents to attach to your application”).

Application Procedure:

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

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Application Deadline:

November 30, 2021

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