University of Lausanne (UNIL) is offering 10 UNIL Masters Grants available for international students for autumn semester 2017 and spring semester 2018 intake. Grants are available for applicants who are interested in pursuing Masters Degree at University of Lausanne. To aid admission to Master’s degrees for students with foreign university qualifications, 10 Master’s grants are awarded on a competitive basis by the University of Lausanne.
The University of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland was established in 1537 as a school of theology. In 1890, it was converted to a university and today, about 13,500 students and 2,200 researchers study and work at the University respectively.
The University of Lausanne is awarding about 10 Master’s grants to applicants with foreign university qualifications on competitive grounds. The grant may not be used for EMBAs or Masters of Advanced studies. It may not also be used for any complementary studies required to enroll on the Master’s degree.
- Applicants must possess a degree from a foreign university.
- Applicants must establish in their motivation letter a good knowledge of English highlighting specific experience in an English-speaking environment, number of years of Language classes taken, and TOEF or IELTS test. Generally, candidates are expected to have a minimum TOEFL score of 237 (computer-based), 580 (paper-based) or 92 (internet-based). Evidence of language proficiency may be acceptable.
- The qualification possessed by the applicants must be considered an equivalent to the UNIL Bachelor’s degree.
What Scholarship Covers
The amount of the awarded grant is CHF 1,600 per month from 15 September to 15 July, for duration not beyond the minimum period of the programme (according to the programme, one-and-a-half years or two years subject to deduction for paid placements or exempt semesters, if any). In a case where the programme is abandoned, the grant would be suspended.
Field of Study
Applicants must select a Master’s programme from among those offered by the UNIL. The list of Subjects includes:
Master of Arts in Sciences and Practices of Education, Master of Medicine, Master of Law —from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne, Master of Law in Criminal Sciences, judiciary mention and All the MAS (3rd cycle programmes)
How to Apply
Mode of application is by post. Click here to contact the scholaship provider for more information on how to apply
All applications must be tendered to the Office for socio-cultural affairs before 15 December 2016.