Study In Switzerland: University Of Geneva 2022 Excellence Masters Fellowships For International Students

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Study In Switzerland - University Of Geneva 2022 Excellence Masters Fellowships For International Students

Application Deadline: March 15, 2022

The Faculty of science of the University of Geneva is an internationally top-ranked scientific institution covering a broad range of scientific disciplines: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Physics.

It has a strong focus on research and hosts three National Centres of Competence in Research of the highly competitive Swiss National Science Foundation (Chemical Biology; SwissMAP; Planets) and many European collaborative research projects. The Masters of the Faculty of Science constitute an ideal entry for high-level professional and academic careers.

 

About University of Geneva

The University of Geneva is a public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded in 1559 by John Calvin as a theological seminary and law school. It remained focused on theology until the 17th century, when it became a center for Enlightenment scholarship. In 1873, it dropped its religious affiliations and became officially secular. Today, the university is the third largest university in Switzerland by number of students. In 2009, the University of Geneva celebrated the 450th anniversary of its founding.

 

Aim and Benefits of University of Geneva Excellence Masters Fellowships

  •   CHF 10’000 to CHF 15’000/year (no teaching duties)

 

Requirements for University of Geneva Excellence Masters Fellowships Qualification

  • Application for an University of Geneva Excellence Fellowship is open to students from any university with very good performance in their studies (belonging to the best 10% of their bachelor’s program) and that have completed the Bachelor degree or expect to complete it within 6 months.
  • Selection of the applicants will be based on excellence.
  • Evaluation will be made on the basis of the documentation sent by the applicants.
  • French proficiency is not a formal requirement for the Masters of the Faculty of science.

 

Duration of University of Geneva Excellence Masters Fellowship: one year. The scholarship can beextended for the regular duration of the chosen Master’s programme (three or four semesters) provided the applicant is academically successful at the end of his/her first semester of studies.

Documents Required for Application

The application (in English or French) must include the following documents in the form of a SINGLE pdf file:

  • A scan of your national identity card or passport.
  • A scan of your UNIGE card or if you are not yet a UNIGE student, the mail of the central administration named “Votre candidature à l’UNIGE” (proof you have started the matriculation process) is requested.
  • A Curriculum Vitae (2 pages maximum).
  • A scan of your national identity card or passport.
  • The transcript of exams passed during the bachelor education, with all grades.
  • A motivation letter in which you describe your specific scientific interests and your motivation to pursue a Master of Science program at the University of Geneva.
  • If possible: Letters of references from two professors (preferably sent by them directly to Excellence-Master-Sciences@unige.ch) attesting your aptitude to this program.
  • Any other pertinent information like results of GRE (General requirement examination), of TOEFL or other language test.

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to University of Geneva on formulaire.unige.ch to apply

For more information, visit University of Geneva website

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