ETH Zurich Excellence Scholarship 2022 in Switzerland (Fully Funded)

ETH Zurich Excellence Scholarship in Switzerland (Fully Funded)

The University of ETH Zurich Excellence Scholarship 2022 is a scholarship for excellent students from both EU/EEA as well as non-EU/EEA countries, applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente.

All You Need to Know about ETH Zurich Excellence Scholarship 2022

ETH Zurich is a public research university in the city of Zürich, Switzerland. Founded by the Swiss Federal Government in 1854. The school focuses primarily on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. ETH Zurich is ranked 6th in the world, being the second-best European university after the University of Oxford. it ranked 4th in the world for engineering and technology (2nd in Europe) and 1st for earth and marine science

  • Hosted Country: Scholarships in Switzerland.
  • Hosted University: University of ETH Zurich .
  • Scholarship Duration: 2 years.
  • Coverage: Fully Funded.
  • No. of scholarships: approximately 60 scholarships available.
  • Language of Instruction: English or German.
  • Study Mode: Full-Time Study.
  • Eligibility: Master.

ETH Zurich Scholarship Areas

Scholarships offered by ETH Zurich include the following master’s degree majors:

Architecture and Civil Engineering
  • Architecture Master
  • Civil Engineering Master
  • Environmental Engineering Master
  • Geomatics Master
  • Integrated Building Systems Master
  • Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems Master
  • Landscape Architecture Master
Engineering Sciences
  • Biomedical Engineering Master
  • Biotechnology Master
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Master
  • Computer Science Master
  • Cyber Security Master
  • Data Science Master
  • Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Master
  • Energy Science and Technology Master
  • Materials Science Master
  • Mechanical Engineering Master
  • Micro and Nanosystems Master
  • Neural Systems and Computation Master
  • Nuclear Engineering Master
  • Processs Engineering Master
  • Quantum Engineering Master
  • Robotics, Systems and Control Master
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Biology Master
  • Chemical and Bioengineering Master
  • Chemistry Master
  • Computational Science and Engineering
  • Master
  • High Energy Physics Master
  • Interdisciplinary Sciences Master
  • Mathematics/Applied Mathematics Master
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences Master
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics Master
  • Quantitative Finance Master
  • Statistics Master
System-oriented Natural Sciences
  • Agricultural Sciences Master
  • Applied Geophysics Master
  • Atmospheric and Climate Science Master
  • Earth Sciences Master
  • Environmental Sciences Master
  • Food Science Master
  • Health Sciences and Technology Master
Management and Social Sciences
  • Comparative and International Studies Master
  • History and Philosophy of Knowledge Master
  • Management, Technology and Economics Master
  • Mathematics Didactics Master
  • Science Didactics Master
  • Science, Technology and Policy Master

University of ETH Zurich Scholarship BENEFITS

The Excellence Scholarship/ESOP consists of a scholarship covering living and study expenses (CHF 12’000 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver. ESOP is awarded for the regular duration of the Master’s programme (three or four semesters). This also applies for the tuition fee waiver.


Very good result in Bachelor’s degree programme (top 10% of Bachelor’s degree programme = grade A) Please make sure to be reachable under the telephone number specified in your CV as the selection process might include a phone/VC interview in February If you are already enrolled in a Master’s degree programme at ETH Zurich or hold a Master degree, you are not eligible for these scholarships.

Required Documents

In addition to the documents for the Master admission you will need to upload a pre-​proposal for your master thesis. See specifications here (PDF, 70 KB).

The pre-​proposal for the Master’s thesis must be developed by yourself and use established scientific citation practice. Plagiarism, negligent or intentional misinformation will lead to exclusion from the admission process or – if discovered later – to the revocation of the admission and of any scholarship. If your study programme does not ask for references you must name two reference persons for your ESOP application.

Application Procedures for ETH Zurich Excellence Scholarship 2022

Once all the required documents have been secured and translated into English or German (if not in one of the two languages), you can apply directly via the scholarship application form. You log into the application, then create your own account, and then put your personal information and upload the required documents.

You will be guided through the online application procedure step by step. Please note that your information must be substantiated by uploading the required documents (CV, official academic records, etc.). You can apply simultaneously to three different degree programs per semester.

Selection process

For the start in the academic year 2022/23 there will be assigned approximately 60 ESOP scholarships.

The applications are evaluated by the Admissions Committees of the respective Master’s programmes. The final decision for awarding scholarships in the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme rests with the Rector of the ETH. The exact number of annual scholarships depends on the availability of funds. The decisions are communicated by end of March.

Deadlines for scholarship rounds

The application window open between Nov 1 – Dec 15, each year.

Scholarship Official Website

You can check the scholarship website following this link.

Check other scholarships opportunities following international scholarships category.

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