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Master's Scholarships 2023 at the University of Lausanne (UNIL)

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The University of Lausanne is happy to announce the UNIL Masters Scholarship 2023 in Switzerland for the academic year 2023-24. The UNIL scholarships are awarded to high achieving students who want to pursue their masters degree from the University of Lausanne Switzerland.

The UNIL Master’s Scholarships are awarded exclusively to outstanding students who have completed their bachelors degree from a foreign university. A stipend of CHF 1,600 per month will be provided for the complete duration of the master’s program (depending on the chosen masters)

The University of Lausanne was founded in 1537 as a school of theology but received the name and status of a university in 1890. The University is located near the beautiful lake of Genova, Switzerland.



UNIL Masters Scholarship 2023 in Switzerland Details

Scholarship Host Country: Switzerland
Course Level: Master’s Degree
Number of Scholarships: 10 scholarships a year.
Eligibility: International students
Deadline: November 01, 2022



Master Courses Offered By UNIL

The list of all master’s degrees at UNIL for which it is possible to apply, can be found at this address :

It is however not possible to apply for the following master programmes:

  • Master from the School of Medicine
  • Master in Sciences and Practices of Education
  • Master of Law. Exceptions: Open to applications for Masters Scholarships : Specialisms "International and Comparative Law", "Legal Theory" and "International Tax Law and Policy"
  • Master of Science in Physical Education and Sport Didactics
  • Master of Science in Health Sciences
  • Master of Science in Sustainable Management & Technology
  • All MASs (3rd cycle programmes, Further Education programmes)



Financial Benefits UNIL Scholarship

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.

Candidates are made aware of the fact that the sum of the scholarship awarded is not sufficient to live in Switzerland. It is not a fully funded scholarship.

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 Criteria of UNIL Masters Scholarship 2023 Switzerland


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



How can I apply for a Master's Scholarship at UNIL?

First of all, you do not have to apply for the master’s degree at the Admission Office (SII) of UNIL.

Candidates for the Masters Scholarship must apply online and upload their complete application file in PDF during the online application (refer to the document in the margin, "list of documents for an application"). Application files in PDF sent by email and incomplete application files will not be considered.


Additionallyfor candidates with a bachelor issued from a university based in a State which did not ratify the Lisbon Recognition Convention (check your country here), a certified copy in a sealed envelope of the university of the university documents has to be sent by postal mail. Please consult the procedure to follow regarding the certified copies here (see information in the blue box)The sealed envelope with the certified copies of the university must be sent to the following address within the deadline of 1 November (post mark), but only if the online application was filled in and sent successfully.

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


Candidates with a bachelor issued from a university based in a State which did ratify the Lisbon Recognition Convention (check your country here ) must not send certified copies by postal mail.

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).

Incomplete application files will not be considered! (Particularly those lacking the certified copies of the university documents in a sealed envelope of the university, if required).




The application deadline to apply for the UNIL scholarship in Switzerland is November 1st 2022.

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Minerva Scholarship Fund at Leiden University in Netherlands - 2023
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Gates Cambridge Scholarships 2023-2024 for International Students







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