Switzerland : UNIL Masters grants for foreign students


UNIL

To facilitate access to Master’s degrees by students with qualifications from foreign universities, the University of Lausanne makes available around ten Master’s grants which are awarded on a competitive basis.

 Programmes concerned

Candidates must choose a Master’s programme from among those offered by the UNIL, except the Master of Medicine, Master of Arts in Public Management and Policy, Master of Arts in Sciences and Practices of Education. The grant may not be used for any complementary studies required to enroll on the Master’s degree and may not be used for EMBAs or Masters of Advanced studies.

 

 

Amount and duration of the grant

 

The amount of the grant is CHF 1,600.- per month from 15 September to 15 July, for a duration not exceeding the regulation minimum period of the programme (according to the programme, one-and-a-half years or two years subject to deduction for paid placements or exempt semesters, if any). Abandonment of the programme results in suspension of the grant.

Required conditions

 

  • The candidate must be the holder of a degree from a foreign university.
  • The qualification held by the candidate must be deemed equivalent to the UNIL Bachelor’s degree.

Selection procedure

 

Candidates complete the “UNIL Master’s Grant” form and submit their application to the Office for socio-cultural affairs (SASC, Unicentre, University of Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, info.sasc@unil.ch) by 15 December 2013 at the latest. The application is examined by the University Rectorate to determine whether the candidate is admissible. In the event of a positive decision, the application is forwarded by the SASC to the UNIL Faculty responsible for the Master’s on which the candidate wishes to be enrolled. The Faculty selects applications and notifies the SASC of its opinion based on the candidate’s qualities, motivation and suitability for the Master’s programme. The SASC forwards shortlisted applications to the selection committee which will award grants to students meeting all criteria according to the available budget.

Decisions are not open to appeal.

Selection criteria

 

The grants are intended more particularly for students who distinguished themselves in their university studies and who have difficulty meeting their financial needs for the duration of the Master’s. It is however necessary that the candidates have sufficient financial means to support themselves during the complementary studies that may be required prior to enroll on the Master’s degree.

Application deadline for autumn semester 2014 and spring semester 2015

 

Applications must be submitted to the Office for socio-cultural affairs before 15 December 2013.

Further Information

Application Deadline : 15 December 2013

UNIL Master’s grants


To facilitate access to Master’s degrees by students with qualifications from foreign universities, the University of Lausanne makes available around ten Master’s grants which are awarded on a competitive basis.

Programmes concerned

Candidates must choose a Master’s programme from among those offered by the UNIL, except:

– Master of Medicine
– Master of Arts in Public Management and Policy
– Master of Arts in Sciences and Practices of Education
– Master of Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne
– Master of Law in Criminal Sciences, judiciary mention
Caution: For the Master of Law, students can apply for the scholarship Master for two of the seven references proposed, namely: “International and Comparative Law” and “legal theory.”

The grant may not be used for any complementary studies required to enroll on the Master’s degree and may not be used for EMBAs or Masters of Advanced studies.

Amount and duration of the grant

The amount of the grant is CHF 1,600.- per month from 15 September to 15 July, for a duration not exceeding the regulation minimum period of the programme (according to the programme, one-and-a-half years or two years subject to deduction for paid placements or exempt semesters, if any). Abandonment of the programme results in suspension of the grant.

Required conditions

  • The candidate must be the holder of a degree from a foreign university.
  • The qualification held by the candidate must be deemed equivalent to the UNIL Bachelor’s degree.

Selection procedure

Candidates complete the “UNIL Master’s Grant” form and submit their application to the Office for socio-cultural affairs (SASC, Unicentre, University of Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, info.sasc@unil.ch) by 15 December 2013 at the latest. The application is examined by the University Rectorate to determine whether the candidate is admissible. In the event of a positive decision, the application is forwarded by the SASC to the UNIL Faculty responsible for the Master’s on which the candidate wishes to be enrolled. The Faculty selects applications and notifies the SASC of its opinion based on the candidate’s qualities, motivation and suitability for the Master’s programme. The SASC forwards shortlisted applications to the selection committee which will award grants to students meeting all criteria according to the available budget.

Decisions are not open to appeal.

Selection criteria

The grants are intended more particularly for students who distinguished themselves in their university studies and who have difficulty meeting their financial needs for the duration of the Master’s. It is however necessary that the candidates have sufficient financial means to support themselves during the complementary studies that may be required prior to enroll on the Master’s degree.

Application deadline for autumn semester 2014 and spring semester 2015

Applications must be submitted to the Office for socio-cultural affairs before 15 December 2013.

Several PhD Positions International PhD Programme Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC)

 

The Call is open for the following domains :

 

  • cell biology and biophysics,
  • bioinformatics,
  • nuclear dynamics and cell signaling,
  • retinoic acid signaling in stem cell differentiation and other systems
  • regulation of eukaryotic gene expression: structural and functional aspects,
  • molecular mechanisms of epigenetics,
  • development of the nervous system in Drosophila melanogaster,
  • pathomechanisms of neurological and muscle diseases,
  • biology of breast cancer,
  • stem cells and regenerative medicine,
  • gene- and drug-based therapies for human diseases,
  • structure based drug design.

Research expertise

The interest for becoming a PhD student is a crucial step towards your future life as a scientist. When applying to the IGBMC International PhD Programme you select two scientific departments you are most interested in. In addition, feel free to indicate the research teams you would like to work in.

 

IGBMC thesis subjects currently proposed :

IGBMC

Training programme

IGBMC’s PhD Programme is based on a three year – intensive training which comprises dedicated research investigations and active participation in diverse lectures and practicals.

IGBMC offers cutting-edge training in a large variety of topics covering Development & Stem Cells, Functional Genomics & Cancer, Integrated Structural Biology, and Translational Medecine & Neurogenetics. Students will conduct their research in one of the 47 laboratories of the Institute. Close collaborations with other research institutions in the “Parc d’Innovation” such as the trinational biotechnology school ESBS (Ecole Supérieure de Biotechnologie Strasbourg), the Faculty of Pharmacy as well as ISIS (Institut de Science et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaires) and the University of Strasbourg at large, contribute to synergistic and collegial interactions within and beyond IGBMC.

During three years, PhD students will:
• acquire the skills needed to pursue a successful career in biology
• be able to attend numerous first-class seminars given by internationally renowned scientists and discuss with them
• experience the everyday excitement of working in a laboratory in an intellectually stimulating and dynamic environment

Duration

The duration of the PhD studies is normally 3 years. Registration for a fourth year can be granted by the University of Strasbourg if deemed necessary.

Monitoring

The team leader will be the main student supervisor and PhD mentor. In addition, the student’s progress will be monitored by a thesis committee, composed of the PhD mentor, one or more IGBMC faculty members and an external faculty member.

Training modules

During the course of your PhD, you will acquire the skills you need to pursue a successful career in biology. Complementary to your lab work, you will attend lectures and courses on scientific and socio-professional topics. Students are required to validate a total of 108 hours in order to be admitted for the thesis defense by the Doctoral School of the University of Strasbourg.  This entails 54 hours of scientific courses on at least three different topics and including a presentation (oral or poster) in a national or international conference. A scientific course/module has to last at least 6 hours in order to qualify. In addition, 54 hours of socio-professional courses on at least three different themes are required. More info at: http://www-ed-sdvs.u-strasbg.fr/index.php

IGBMC’s PhD Committee has developed a dedicated onsite training programme. Courses taught by IGBMC faculty members or heads of platforms will provide you with the latest developments in biology or state-of-the-art technologies. They can be validated with the Doctoral School.

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Malaysia International Scholarships 2013

Malaysia International Scholarships (MIS)

Last updated: 22 Jan 2013

Gov’t of Malaysia
MS/PhD/PostDoc

Deadline: 30 March 2013
Study in: Malaysia
Course starts 2013

 Brief description:

The Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) for International Students is an initiative by the Malaysian Government to attract the best brains from around the world to pursue advanced academic studies in Malaysia. This scholarship aims to support Malaysian Government’s effort to attract, motivate and retain talented human capital from abroad.

 Host Institution(s):

Malaysian Public and Private Universities

 Field(s) of study:

This scholarship is divided into two (2) categories of study: Postgraduate and Post-doctoral Studies. Field of studies are in the following priority areas:

a) Science and Engineering
b) Agriculture and Fisheries
c) Economics and Islamic Finance
d) Information and Communication Technology
e) Biotechnology
f) Biosecurity and Food Safety
g)  Infrastructure and Utility
h) Environmental Studies
i)  Health including but not limited to, nursing, medicine, clinical pharmacy

*Applicants may choose any related course within the field/areas mentioned above

 Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

 Target group:

Talented international students with excellent academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds are welcomed to apply for this scholarship and further their studies in any selected and well-established Malaysian public and private universities.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Each scholarship consists of:

a) Air tickets from recipient’s capital city to Malaysia
b) An approved tuition fees
c) Monthly maintenance allowance
d) Annual grant for books and internal travel
e) Medical / Health Insurance
f) Installation and Termination grant
g) Thesis allowance (will be paid at the beginning of research (after proposal defense) and the balance will be paid only upon submission of the thesis) – For PhD and Post-Doctoral only
h) A conference travel grant and journal publication grant (PhD and Post-Doctoral only)

* The Government of Malaysia reserves the rights to review the value of awards at anytime (and if such changes are made, the value of scholarship will be changed and the effective date will be informed to the successful candidates).

 Eligibility:

To be eligible for Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS), applicants must fit the following criteria:-

a) Not be more than 40 years of age during application.

b) Obtained a minimum of Second Class Upper (Honours) or a CGPA of 3.5/4.0 at Bachelor Degree Level for Masters Degree applicants and for PhD candidates must possess CGPA 3.5/4.0 or very good result at Masters degree level in a similar field of intended PhD study. In addition, for post-doctoral programme, the selection will be evaluated based on the number of books produced, refereed/non refereed journals, portfolio and patent copyright. The Post-Doctoral candidate must have excellent reputation in research and possesses knowledge related to the research to be carried out.

c) Took one of the following English Language Proficiency Test not more than two years before the date of application. The list of tests and minimum scores required:

– IELTS Academic Test with a score of at least 6.5; or

– TOEFL paper-based test with a score of at least 580 or computer-based test with a score of at least 230 or internet-based test with a score at least 92.

d) In excellent health condition and certified by a Certified Doctor/Medical Professional. The cost of medical examination is to be borne by the applicants

e) Wrote a proposal that is relevant to the needs and interests of Malaysia (research-based programme only)

f) Has applied for and gained admission to postgraduate and post-doctoral studies in Malaysia (conditional letters of offer will be accepted at the time of application or has a confirmation of acceptance or affiliation with the universities in Malaysia).

 Application instructions:

 All applications should be made ONLINE through Ministry of Higher Education’s website starting from 15 January until 30 March 2013. It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the online application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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