The Swiss Cooperation Office in the Republic of Moldova is pleased to announce that the Government of Switzerland, through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students, is providing prospective researchers from the Republic of Moldova with the following types of scholarships for the academic year 2013-2014:
Scientific Research Scholarships — for 12 months with no extension.
PhD Scholarships – maximum 3 years. (The scholarships for each of the three years will not be automatically extended. Every request for extension, as well as the applicants’ academic performance, will be thoroughly examined by the Federal Commission for Scholarships.)
Postdoctoral Scholarships – 12 months, with the possibility of being extended for 6 months, following the decision of the Federal Commission for Scholarships.
For 2013-2014, the Government of Switzerland will not provide Master Degree Scholarships for the Republic of Moldova.
A high level of one of the foreign language mastery — French, German, Italian or English is a prerequisite, depending on the selected university and its requirements.
The Swiss Cooperation Office in Moldova is authorized to pre-select and to interview the candidates.
Candidates are welcome to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to obtain the application forms and the electronic guide for the application process. To facilitate the information procedure, please, indicate in your message the preferred language for studies.
The timescale for submitting applications is September 9 – November 29, 2012, on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 14.00 and 17.30 hours, at the Swiss Cooperation Office, 23 A. Mateevici Street, Block B, Chisinau.
The deadline for submitting applications is November 29, 2012.