Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

Press releases, 19.08.2019

The Swiss Confederation awards scholarships for the academic year 2020-2021 for citizens of Uzbekistan who have completed higher education (Master's degree) in any field of knowledge, except for education in the field of art.

Swiss Scholarship
Swiss Scholarship © FDFA

Types of scholarship

  1. Research Scholarship
  2. Doctoral Fellowship (PhD)
  3. Postdoctoral Fellowship

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Age - not older than 35 years (date of birth no earlier than 12/31/1984), with the exception of the scholarship for post-doctoral
  2. Permanent residence in Uzbekistan at the time of filing
  3. Good proficiency (oral and written) in a language of instruction (German, French, Italian or English)
  4. The presence of a clear and well-reasoned goal of the research work, which is supposed in Switzerland.
  5. Consideration of the possibility of applying the acquired professional knowledge in Uzbekistan after graduation.

To receive a package of documents (in English) for each type of scholarship, you must send a request to the Swiss Embassy by e-mail:

Documents are accepted until December 10, 2019 inclusive at the Embassy of Switzerland, Tashkent 100070, Shota Rustaveli Street, Impass 1, House 4.

Contact person: Irina Shkarina.

Detailed information