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Impact Sabbatical for Swiss Academia

Swissnex is organising the "Impact Sabbatical for Swiss Academia". It offers the opportunity to Swiss researchers, professors and lecturers to spend an Impact Sabbatical at Swissnex in San Francisco in the spring or Summer 2023. Participants will be part of a Swiss academic cohort conducting research on a shared subject. The spring cohort will focus on Climate and Sustainability and the summer one on Health and Well-Being. The program provides participants with an immersion into the San Francisco Bay Area innovation ecosystem that helps them take their research project to the next level.

For the Spring Sabbatical, starting on April 11 2023, application deadline: 31.01.23

For the Summer Sabbatical, starting on July 17 2023, application deadline: 30.04.23

Position of Political Officer at the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan

The Embassy of Switzerland in Japan is looking for a Political Officer starting from May 2023. The job offers the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the world of diplomacy and international relations while operating in an attractive and fast-paced work environment.

Deadline for application: 03.02.2023

Job description


Türkiye Scholarships for Research

The Türkiye Scholarships for Research is now open. It is designed to encourage international researchers and academicians to carry out collaborative academic research in their own fields with Turkish academicians in the most prestigious Turkish universities. There are 4 periods for applications:

  • January - March
  • April - June
  • July - September
  • October - December


Leading House Asia - Young Researchers' Exchange Programme

The ETH Zürich as the Leading House Asia has launched the 2023 Call for Young Researchers' Exchange Programme with the National Research Foundation of Korea. It is open to doctoral students and in exceptional cases early-career postdoctoral students, from Swiss universities, universities of applied sciences and public research institutes. All disciplines are eligible.

Application deadline: 31.03.23

Early-Career Grant 2022/2023 - Leading House for the Latin American Region

The University of St. Gallen, as the Leading House for the Latin American Region, opened the Early-Career Grant 2022/2023. It specifically targets emerging Swiss researchers (PostDocs and PhD students) and allows them to boost their studies with a stay and fieldwork in Latin America without being part of a team or academic group.

Application deadline: 31.01.23


Short-term Research in Korea, Whys and Whats

On 5 December at 9h00 am CET, the Science and Technology  Office at the Embassy of Seoul organises the online event "Short-term Research in Korea, Whys and Whats" to present Swiss-Korean Young Researchers' Exchange Programme. The latter is jointly operated by the ETH Zurich as the Leading House Asia and the National Research Foundation of Korea. During this event, young researchers from the programme currently in Seoul will share their experience and answer questions.

The next call for the Young Researchers’ Exchange Programme then launches on 9 January 2023 for South Korea.

➤ Mandatory registration

➤ Additional information:

GSPI - Impact Collaboration Programme (ICP)

The Geneva Science-Policy Interface has just launched its 2023 annual call for projects, the Impact Collaboration Programme (ICP). It provides a unique tool to spark, support and scale science-policy collaborations that strengthen science-informed policy-making and build policy-relevant research in support of global governance based in Geneva. A wide range of fields are eligible, such as health, migration, environment, peacebuilding and many others.

Application deadline: 12.02.23



PhD Graduate Programme: Call for Seasonal Schools in Switzerland to sponsor African participants

The Leading House Africa, jointly with the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), are calling for applications for the PhD Graduate Programme from organizers of Seasonal Schools in Swiss Institutions of Higher Education. The goal is to promote research cooperation between Swiss and African PhD students of Higher Education Institutions in Seasonal School. The minimum duration of the Seasonal School is one week.

Application deadline: 28.02.2022


Waseda Summer Session 2023

The University of Waseda, in Japan, has opened the Waseda Summer Session 2023. Participants can chose 2 from 14 courses sur as literature and art, business, culture, history, politics, and so on, and earn credits. Extracurricular activities will also be organised to experience Tokyo and Japan.

Deadline for application: 01.03.23

Ashoka summer session

The University of Ashoka, in India, welcomes international students for the Ashoka summer session. It offers different courses across discipline, such as Creative Writing, Economics, Environmental Studies (field courses), Indian Politics and many others, between July 3rd to August 11th. It also gives the opportunity to learn about India and exchange with Ashoka students.

Movetia's "Programme d'assistance de langue"

Movetia's "Programme d'assistance de langue" enables the international mobility of future teachers. It gives students, graduates and young teachers of German, French or Italian mother tongue the opportunity to teach their mother tongue in a school abroad.

Application deadlines for the school year 2023-2024:

  • United Kingdom: 31.01.2023
  • Germany: 10.02.2023
  • Austria: 10.02.2023
  • Spain: 28.02.2023
  • Swiss school in Spain: 31.03.2023
  • Swiss school in Singapore: 31.01.2023
  • Swiss School in Colombia: 31.01.2023


Virtual International Programme

Le "Virtual International Programme (VIP)" de l'Université Justus Liebig Giessen propose, pendant le semestre d'été 2023, plus de 40 cours en ligne dans différentes matières et dans différentes langues pour les étudiant-es de bachelor et master, des places pour un cours d'allemand en ligne pour les débutant-es, des travaux de groupe internationaux et bien plus encore.

Date limite de candidature : 12.02.23


Virtual International Programme

The Virtual International Programme (VIP) from the Justus Liebig University Giessen offers during the summer semester 2023 over 40 online courses in different subjects thaught in different languages for undergraduate and graduate students, places for an online German language course for beginners, international group work and much more.

Deadline for application: 12.02.23

Scholarships to study in Romania

The Romanian State awards through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs scholarships to foreign citizens to study in Romania at the Bachelor, Master and PhD degree studies, as well as for language studies. Priority is given to citizens of non-Eu states.

Application deadline: 01.03.23

Türkiye Scholarships for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs 2023

The call for applications for Türkiye Scholarships for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs 2023 is open. The scholarships are intended for applicants who study at bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. It includes the scholarship and the university placement at the same time.

Deadline for application: 20.02.23


HEC Montréal - Business French Summer School

The HEC Montréal has opened registrations for the Business French Summer School (BFSS), happening from Monday, July 10 to Friday, August 4, in Montréal. This 6 ECTS credits language immersion program is suitable to all students as it does require any prior specific knowledge in business or French (levels offered : from Beginner to Intermediate/Advanced).

Application deadline: 17.06.23

Turku Abo summer School

The Turku Abo Summer School has opened its registrations. It offers 16 affordable, topical, wide-ranging and fully accreditated courses from the key areas of five higher education institutions in the Turku region, in Finland. It is organised in August 2023. Five courses are organised online.

Application deadline: 15.04.23

Scholarships to study in Brunei Darussalam

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Brunei Darussalam has opened applications for the Government Scholarship to Foreign Students Tenable in Brunei Darussalam for the 2023/2024 academic session. The Scholarship provides applicants with the opportunity to pursue studies at the Diploma, Undergraduate Degree and Postgraduate Master's Degree level at five institutions of higher education in Brunei.

Application deadline: 15.02.23

The Finance and Management Summer School - Frankfurt School

The Frankfurt School has opened the 2023 edition of the Finance and Management Summer School. From 10 to 21 July 2023, students will cover different topics, with one week dedicated to finance and one week dedicated to management. They will benefit from networking events, lectures from industry experts and even sportive activities. Students with a Bachelor's degree or eligible to do a Master can apply. UNIGE students, like any other students from a partner university, will have a 25% discount.

Application deadline: 15.06.23

All information can be found in this document.

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Summer School of Experimental Surgery

Our 4EU+ partner Charles University, especially its Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, has just opened the applications for the Summer School of Experimental Surgery. It is open to any pre-graduate students of Medecine in at least 3rd year of studies. It allows participants to learn and practice essential surgical skills and procedures on experimental animal models in an intensive hand-on training. It will be held from 3 to 14 July 2023 in Pilsen, Czech Republic.

A discount is available for participants who apply before 31 December 2022.

Hungarian State Scholarships

The call for applications for the Hungarian State Scholarships 2023-2024 has just been opened. Different types of scholarships are available:

  • Bachelor or master or doctoral semester/partial studies (3-10 months)
  • Full degree bachelor or master or doctoral studies (36/24/36 months respectively)
  • Short or long-term study visits (3 days - 10 month, available for master of doctoral students)
  • Summer courses (2-4 weeks, available for bachelor, master and doctoral students).

Deadline for application: 23.02.23


4EU+ Joint Master Degree in Global Environment and Development

In the context of the 4EU+ Alliance, the universities of Copenhagen, Warsaw and Milano have created the MSc programme in Global Environment and Development (MERGED). This two-year European Mundus Joint Master Degree programme will enable students to handle today's global challenges concerning the sustainable use of natural resources and developing new agricultural production systems.

The first year, all MERGED students will be at the University of Copenhagen. In the second year, they will choose between the specialisation in Sustainable Environmental Development at the University of Warsaw and the specialisation in Agricultural Development at the University of Milano.

Application deadline for study start in autumn 2023: 15.01.23 for non-EU applicants, and 01.03.23 for EU/EEA applicants.

Solvay Summer School 2023

The next Solvay Summer School will take place from 11 to 20 August 2023 at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management. This 10-day program allows participants to challenge themselves through interactive courses, workshops and real-life business cases. In addition to the main courses, participants choose a tailored option that aims to provide a thorough analysis of specific topics.


Leeds International Summer School

The University of Leeds has just launched the applications for Leeds International Summer School (LISS) 2023. It is open to any students interested in studying in a diverse range of subjects including Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering and Science and Social Sciences. Ten information sessions are organised between 29 November and 20 April.

Luiss Summer Short Programs

Luiss University is soon opening the registrations for the Luiss Summer Short Programs. All students who register before 31 December will have a 20% discount.

  1. 2 weeks: Management "Made in Italy": Food, Luxury, Fashion and Design
  2. 1 week: Frontiers in Finance: Cryptocurrency, Machine Learning and ESG Investing
  3. 1 week: Digital Platforms: Governance, Regulation and Society
  4. 1 week: Euro-Mediterranean Trends: Society and Culture, Politics and Economics
  5. 1 week: Sport Management and Law


Berrow Foundation Scholarships to study in the University of Oxford

The Berrow Foundation offers seven fully-funded scholarships each year to enable graduates of selected Swiss universities to study for Master of Doctoral degrees in the University of Oxford as members of the Lincoln College.

Two of these scholarships are offered to pursue postgraduate studies in medical, chemical and biochemical sciences. The others are open to any discipline.

Application deadline: 30.01.2023

SXS for ESA Internship Program 2022

The Space Exchange Switzerland  Consortium offers grants for Swiss universities students who carry out an internship in the framework of the European Space Internship Program 2022. These internships are dedicated to Master students, preferebly in the final of second-to-last year of a university course.

Application deadline: November 2022 to February 2023

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