Apply for the University of Bern 2014 Masters Grant for Foreigners

University of Bern is currently accepting applications from  motivated bachelor graduates for its 2014 Masters degrees program. Applicants must be Foreigners(non-swiss citizens) with outstanding grades and excellent knowledge of the language of instruction. This grant is not applicable to masters’ in Biomedical science and Master of international Law & Economics

Benefits

  • Monthly Stipend of CHF 1,600
  • Exemption from tuition fees’
  • Exemption from one-off application fees

Eligibility

  • Permanent domicile outside of Switzerland at the time of applying,
  • Bachelor degree from a non-Swiss university outside Switzerland,
  • The discipline of the completed Bachelor studies and of the intended Master studies must be same
  • Predicted completion of the Bachelor studies at the latest by 30 July 2015,
  • The Bachelor degree conferred in the last five (5) years.

How to apply

The following documents are required for a completed application

  • The completed application with one photo, (Applications can be completed in English, German, French or Italian)
  • A copy of the student’s passport or ID,
  • A Curriculum Vitae (typed in font size 12 on one sheet of A4 or US letter-size paper),
  • A letter of motivation in the same language as the Master programme (typed in font size 12 on one sheet of A4 or US letter-size paper),
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors of the university which conferred the Bachelor degree (typed on the institution’s letterheaded paper),
  • Translation documents issued by the authorised services if initial certificates were issued in another language than English, German, French or Italian
  • Language proficiency certificate such as TOEFL, IELTS for non-native English speakers (Language requirements: Master degree courses), otherwise letter to prove that the instruction and examination language of the Bachelor degree programme was English.
  • Bachelor degree certificate or a confirmation that the current academic performance indicates estimated completion of the Bachelor programme by 30 July 2015. This document should not be older than THREE (3) months,
  • Transcripts of all university courses completed,
  • An entrance certificate to the university or school-leaving certificate,
  • GRE test result (for Biomedical Engineering only)

Application should be submitted by post or courier to the following address:

International Office
University of Bern
Hochschulstrasse 4
3012 Bern, Switzerland

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