Switzerland: ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships 2022 for Indian Researchers

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

The scholarship accepts students who have completed their 2nd year of graduation or post-graduation, while being 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.

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship program Asia-Pacific is funded by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) and is supported by swissnex India, the Embassy of Switzerland in Singapore and Embassy of Switzerland in Australia. The aim of the program is to promote research opportunities in Switzerland for Indian, Australian and Singapore students and to foster the exchange between Swiss, Asia-Pacific universities and research institutions.

The call for application will be open from December 15, 2021. The application and all supporting documents must be uploaded in PDF format below by March 15th 2022. All ThinkSwiss scholarship winners will be notified by 15th April 2022 and must accept this scholarship by April 20th 2022.


  • To apply for a ThinkSwiss Scholarship you must:
  • Currently be enrolled at an accredited Indian, Australian, Singaporean university/institute.
  • Be a Master's student or an undergraduate student who will have completed his/her second year when the term of the research stay begins in Switzerland.
  • Provide a written confirmation from a professor from a Swiss university that he/she will accept you for a research stay in his/her group.