UNIL Master’s Grants
To facilitate access to Master’s degrees by students with
qualifications from foreign universities, the University of Lausanne
makes available around ten Master’s grants which are awarded on a
Candidates must choose a Master’s programme from among those offered
by the UNIL, except the Master of Medicine. The grant may not be used
for any complementary studies required to enroll on the Master’s
degree and may not be used for EMBAs or Masters of Advanced studies.
Amount and duration of the grant
The amount of the grant is CHF 1,600.- per month from 15 September to
15 July, for a duration not exceeding the regulation 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). Abandonment of the programme results in suspension of the grant.
* The candidate must be the holder of a degree from a foreign university.
* The qualification held by the candidate must be deemed
equivalent to the UNIL Bachelor’s degree.
Candidates complete the “UNIL Master’s Grant” form and submit their
application to the Office for socio-cultural affairs (SASC, Unicentre,
University of Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, [email protected]) by 15
December 2010 at the latest. The application is examined by the
University Rectorate to determine whether the candidate is admissible.
In the event of a positive decision, the application is forwarded by
the SASC to the UNIL Faculty responsible for the Master’s on which the
candidate wishes to be enrolled. The Faculty selects applications and
notifies the SASC of its opinion based on the candidate’s qualities,
motivation and suitability for the Master’s programme. The SASC
forwards shortlisted applications to the selection committee which
will award grants to students meeting all criteria according to the
Decisions are not open to appeal.
The grants are intended more particularly for students who
distinguished themselves in their university studies and who have
difficulty meeting their financial needs for the duration of the
Master’s. It is however necessary that the candidates have sufficient
financial means to support themselves during the complementary studies
that may be required prior to enroll on the Master’s degree.
Application deadline for autumn semester 2011 or spring semester 2012
Applications must reach the Office for Socio-Cultural Affairs before
December 15, 2010.
* All Master’s programmes
* UNIL programmes taught in English
* Academic calendar
* Cost of living
* Service for socio-cultural affairs
pdf UNIL Master’s grants regulations (129 Kb)