The Swiss Council launches a scholarship competition

The Swiss Council launches a scholarship competition to encourage international academic and research exchange between Switzerland and more than 180 countries. Scholarships in the field of art are aimed for young artists and musicians to obtain Master’s degree at a university of arts or at a conservatory in Switzerland. Successful entrance exam completion is a prerequisite.  

Selection criterion: 

  • application form; 
  • quality of an artistic work; 
  • residence in Switzerland for one year or less at the time of opening the scholarship; 
  • applying to only one university in Switzerland; 
  • combination of the scholarship with employment in Switzerland is not allowed. 

Applications are accepted until October 31, 2020 for the 2021/22 academic year.  

Applications are to be written in English or one of the national languages of Switzerland (German, French, Italian, Romansch). Translation from Russian into a foreign language must be certified by a notary. Documents must contain one original set and two sets of copies. 

To get application forms, please contact the Education Department of the Swiss Embassy, tel.: +7 495 258 38 30