University of Lausanne is offering Masters Grants for foreign students (11/1)

The University of Lausanne is offering 10 UNIL Masters Grants available for foreign students for the 2022 intake. Grants are available for pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Lausanne.

Brief Description

  • Course Level: Grants are available for pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Lausanne (noting, it is not possible to apply for the following programmes:
    • Master from the School of Medicine
    • Master of education
    • Master of Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne
    • Master of criminal Law, magistracy specialism
    • All MASs (PhD programs)
    • Master of Science in Health sciences
    • Master of Science in Physical Education and Sports Didactics
  • Number of Scholarships: UNIL grants around ten scholarships a year.
  • Nationality: International students


Eligible Countries: International students can apply for these UNIL Masters Grants.

  • Entrance Requirements:
    • To have obtained a foreign university degree considered equivalent to a bachelor at UNIL before the beginning of the master’s program at UNIL.
    • To have distinguished yourself during your studies, especially through strong academic results.
    • To have a language level of at least B2 (according to the European Language Portfolio global scale) in French or English according to the language in which your chosen masters is taught.
    • Not to have been registered with UNIL in the past.
    • To have paid the CHF 200.00 administration fee (see document, “list of documents to attach to your application”).

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Candidates must send their completed application form (refer to the document, “list of documents to attach to your application”), unbound, by post.


The scholarship is 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.

Application Deadline: The last date to submit the entries to participate in the following grant is November 1.

The University of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland was founded in 1537 as a school of theology before being made a university in 1890. Today about 13,500 students and 2,200 researchers study and work at the university