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University of Bern Doctoral Scholarships for International Students 2017

The University of Bern is offering up to 15 doctoral positions for upcoming international scholars. Positions are available for students who have completed all of their studies-to-date outside of Switzerland and achieved outstanding grades in their master’s degree. 

Application Deadline: 14th May 2017

Offered annually? Yes

To be taken at (country): Switzerland

About the Award: The call for applications targets highly motivated graduates of master’s programmes who have excelled in any discipline that is available at the University of Bern. Applicants will have completed all of their studies-to-date outside of Switzerland, and achieved outstanding grades in their master’s degree.

Type: Doctoral

Eligibility: To be eligible, candidate must:

  • Hold a master’s degree or a licentiate from a Swiss university or Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, or an equivalent university degree and
  • Students must also fulfil any other requirements set out by the relevant faculty or graduate school (e.g. specific average grades or a specific result in your master’s degree, licentiate, diploma or state exams).

Further training qualifications (Master of Advanced Studies, Executive Master) and degrees from a university of applied sciences or a university of teacher education are not accepted for admission to doctoral studies.

Number of Awardees: 15

Value of Scholarship: The positions are limited to three years, and must commence before the 1st of January 2018.

Application Form

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Award Provider: University of Bern