Young Researcher Exchange (Closed)

The Leading House Asia and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of the Republic of Korea jointly fund the exchange of young scientists between South Korea and Switzerland. The instrument funds 3-month research stays in the partner country. Calls open in 2023.

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Swiss Excellence Scholarships (Closed)

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is offered for masters, PhD and postdoctoral studies. This scholarship provides a monthly payment, exemption of tuition fees, health insurance, air fare and housing allowance. Calls open in August 2022.

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Korea Internship Program (Open until April 22)

Unique opportunity for Swiss students and recent graduates to get hands-on industry experience in South Korea.
Open positions in a variety of industry sectors.

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Inclusive Technologies for Ageing Society

Swiss and Korean students from Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL+ECAL Lab Hongik University and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) with backgrounds in engineering, design, computer science and social sciences will work together for an entire semester to turn their ideas in projects to make our society more inclusive and promote age diversity as a value.

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Swiss-Korean Life Science Initiative

The LSI is a public-private platform to nurture interdisciplinary collaboration between medical doctors, scientists, engineers, start-ups and the private industry.

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The smart living lab launched the “ARC-HEST Architecture for human environment with smart technologies program” on the topic of sustainable and comfortable built working environment. This Swiss-Korean academic exchange program comprises a Summer School in Seoul and a Winter School in Fribourg.

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Dr. Alessandra Apicella

Head, Science & Technology Office Seoul