University of Bern Excellence Scholarships for International Students

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University of Bern
Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: Dec 2012 (annual)
Study in:  Switzerland
Course starts September 2013

Brief description:

The University of Bern Masters Grants are for international students who wish to do a Master’s programme beginning in autumn 2013/2014.  The scholarship is offered for Master’s Programmes offered at the University.


Host Institution(s): University of Bern, Switzerland


Field of study:

Any Master’s Programme offered at University of Bern. For further information (study programmes, major, minor, etc.) about the Master’s programmes offered at the University, please contact the concerned Department directly.


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.



  • Applicants must have graduated at the latest by end of July 2012 with at least a Bachelor’s degree in the wished field of study
  • This Bachelor’s or Master’s degree must be from a non-Swiss university
  • The applicants permanent place of residence up to now must be outside of Switzerland


Scholarship Criteria:

Criteria for selection are academic excellence and the candidate’s potential and motivation.


Application instructions:

Applications are not yet open. Details about the application requirements and deadline for the year 2013/2014  will be available on the official website around September 2012.  The application deadline falls around December 2012.

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



Official Scholarship Website:


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