ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships open doors for students from India, Australia and Singapore to the world of Swiss academia that combines high quality curriculum with innovative thinking.

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships: Asia-Pacific

Here’s some great news for masters/ undergraduate students. The call for application for ThinkSwiss Scholarships 2020 is now open. A unique chance for you to spend three months in Switzerland and redefine your research thinking.

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships 2020

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships open doors for students from India, Singapore and Australia to the world of Swiss academia, that combines high quality curriculum with innovative thinking. The scholarship is open to students who have completed 2nd year of graduation or post graduation, currently enrolled with an Indian, Singaporean or Australian university. Students are responsible for finding a host professor or mentor at a Swiss institution as well as clarifying the scope of a research project before submitting their research scholarship application.

Here’s all you need to know about the application process and the eligibility criteria. Kindly ensure to read the FAQs before applying here.


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Swiss Universities

Switzerland is a hub for excellent education, science, technology and innovation. It has outstanding universities with numerous programs, many world-class public research institutions and a thriving private sector that encourages research and development.

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For more information about the ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships for Indian students, please contact:

Cassius Castellino
Program Coordinator - University Partnerships /

Selected candidates will be notified by email only. Kindly note that telephonic queries will not be encouraged. 

Students from Singapore, kindly reach out to Samuel Cobbi –

Students from Australia. kindly reach out to Sebastien Monnet –


ThinkSwiss Asia-Pacific is a scholarship program managed by swissnex India and the Embassies of Switzerland in Australia & in Singapore. It supports students enrolled at Indian, Australian and Singapore universities who want to go to Switzerland to conduct research. This program is funded by the swissnex network, part of Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI). The scholarship is open to students in all fields.