Financial support for doctoral students along with training opportunities in Switzerland ETH-Zurich 2025

Opportunity to receive financial support and collaborate with professors from the Swiss ETH Zurich Institute, which is considered one of the top universities worldwide. Applications are open to students from developing countries for all available disciplines at the university.

Financial support program for doctoral students in Switzerland

ETH Zurich Institute provides financial support and guidance for doctoral students from developing countries. The duration of this program is one year and includes guidance from a professor at ETH Institute through monthly meetings to clarify the project's objectives, presentations at conferences, and collaboration in publications. The researcher travels to Switzerland to work with the research group for a period of 1-3 months, in addition to funding that covers all student expenses during their travel period, as well as funding to assist the student in purchasing research tools.

Information about ETH Zurich Institute

This institute was founded in 1855 and is currently one of the top universities globally in the fields of science and technology. Twenty Nobel Prize laureates have studied at this university, which is ranked 11th globally for the year 2024. The university is located in Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland.

Details of the financial support program for doctoral students:

Duration: One year

Location: Online, Switzerland

Countries: Egypt, Algeria, Jordan, Tunisia, Lebanon, Morocco, Yemen, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, and other non-Arab countries.

Specializations: Open to all specializations available at this university for application.

Program Features:

Funding of 15,000 Swiss Francs, including:

  • Round-trip tickets to and from Switzerland.
  • Visa fees.
  • Expenses for attending scientific conferences.
  • Research tools such as laboratory equipment not exceeding 6,000 Swiss Francs.
  • Health insurance.
  • Accommodation expenses for the research period at ETH Zurich.

Application Requirements:

  • Applicants must be doctoral students enrolled in a university or research institute from a developing country.
  • Applications must be submitted through a professor from ETH Zurich who will host the student.

Required documents for application:

  1. Expense form from here.
  2. Project description not exceeding 6000 characters.
  3. Motivation letter, one page.
  4. Most recent university transcript.
  5. Curriculum vitae, not exceeding two pages, including published research papers.
  6. Academic recommendations.
  7. Doctoral project proposal if available.
  8. Support letter from the academic professor in Switzerland.
  9. All documents must be submitted in English language.
  10. Please read this file from here carefully to learn more about the required documents.

Criteria for selection:

  1. The applicant's and recommenders' relevant experience.
  2. The project idea.
  3. Accuracy of the project description and clarity of its objectives.
  4. The potential impact of the project, as demonstrated in the motivation letter, and how this program will assist in achieving it.

How to apply for this program:

  1. Contact an academic supervisor from this university.
  2. Application for this program is done through this supervisor.

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Fund type
Fully funded
Internship, Grant
Online / Switzerland

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