International Scholarships

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

[Switzerland] International Master`s Scholarship at University of Bern

Universität Bern - International Master`s Scholarship

The Universität Bern will offer international students Excellence Scholarships for postgraduate study for the academic year 2008/09. The scholarship consists of 1600 CHF per month for the entire duration of the Master`s programme.

Master`s Programmes
For further information (study programmes, major, minor, etc.) about the about the Master`s programmes offered at our university please contact the departement concerened directly.

Criteria for selection:

* Applicants must, by end of July 2008, have graduated with at least a Bachelor`s degree in the same field of study as the selected Master`s programme

* The applicant`s place of residence during the application period must be in their home country

The applicant`s file must include the following in duplicate:

* Application form (see downloads)
* Curriculum vitae /resume
* Letter of motivation and objectives
* Letter of recommendation from a professor of your home university
* Evidence of sufficient language proficiency in German or dispensation granted by the faculty concerned at Universität Bern
* Transcript of grades obtained during Bachelor studies, diploma (photocopies) or confirmation of home university that Bachelor studies in the same study field as applied Master`s programme will be completed by the end of July 2008
* Record of school-leaving examination (i.e. university entrance qualification)
* 2 passport photos
* Copy of passport

The application must be written in the language of the corresponding Master`s course.

Closing date:
Applicants` files should be submitted before December 21, 2007 to:

Universität Bern,
International Relations,

Hochschulstrasse 4,
CH-3012 Bern
Each application must be submitted in duplicate (2 paper copies).

Incomplete application files will not be considered!

The files will be examined by a selection committee. The criteria for selection are previous academic excellence and the potential of the candidate.

Claudine Rossi email: phone +41 (0)31 631 80 49

For more informationa, please visit here.

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