• Calls
• Closed Calls
• Funding Opportunities
• Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
• Study in Switzerland
• List of Universities
• List of Universities of Applied Sciences

Funding Opportunities

Leading House Asia

Mandated by Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), ETH Zurich is in charge of promoting and fostering scientific cooperation with key institutions in the East and South East Asian region, including Japan, for the funding period 2021–2024. The funding instruments within the programme are open to researchers of all Swiss universities, universities of applied sciences and research institutes.

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Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

The Swiss Government provides Excellence Scholarships for outstanding young Japanese researchers and artists. The call for the 2024-2025 academic year is currently open for applications and will be closed on November 24, 2023.

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Study in Switzerland

Thanks to Switzerland’s favorable geographical location, multilanguage configuration, safety, high life quality, and as a host of many international organizations and global companies, it enjoys many advantages as a place for learning. Its universities are renowned internationally for offering excellent education in a multilingual and multicultural environment. Swiss universities offer a wide range of courses of study at all levels (bachelor, master, doctorate) at different institutions of higher education (academic universities, universities of applied sciences, universities of teacher education) and in different languages (German, French, Italian, English).

Further information about studying and living in Switzerland


Scholarships & financial assistance


Overview of Swiss Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences

  • Links and contact information to mobility offices are embedded in the slideshows below is a centralised platform showcasing scientific and technological cooperation opportunities between Switzerland and the rest of the world. Launched by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) in collaboration with Swissnex, the new platform aims to facilitate collaboration in research and innovation by providing researchers, higher education institutions and innovators with a unique overview of the most important funding instruments, calls for joint research projects, and mobility programmes.

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