Payment of the Excellence Fellowship (Master in 90 credits)

Rules

Deferement of scholarship

No deferement is possible.
If you decide to defer your admission at EPFL, you loose your fellowship.

Salary

If you are getting a salary during your master studies, in Switzerland or abroad, whether it is a one-time or a monthly payment or during your internship only, your fellowship will not be stopped and you will receive it according to the below schedule.

Master thesis or internship abroad

The payment of your fellowship will be maintained even if you are doing an internship or your Master thesis abroad.

Other scholarships or position as a Research Scholar

It is not possible to cumulate the Excellence Fellowship with another scholarship or if you participate in the Research Scholars Program.

How to get the fellowship

Please open a Swiss bank or postal account as soon as possible after your arrival in Switzerland. For more information, please visit this page.

As soon as you have your account details, thank you for providing the Student Affairs by email to priscilla.seamon@epfl.ch:

Detailed payment of the fellowship (1st academic year)

Payment                                                       period                                                     Approximate date of payment                                                               

Amount (CHF)

15.09 -31.12 (3.5 months) 15 September or as soon as we have the necessary payment details. Please note that there is about 1 month deadline between the moment we get your bank details and the payment date. Therefore, please make sure to have enough money (at least one month of scholarship, i.-e. 1600.- CHF) until you receive the first payment. 5600.-
1.01 - 31.12 (1.5 month) 1 January 2400.-
15.02 - 15.07  (5 months) 15 February 8000.-
Total   16000.-

 

Detailed payment of the fellowship (2nd academic year)

Payment                                                       period                                                     Approximate date of payment                                                               

Amount (CHF)

 15.09 -31.12 (3.5 months) 15 September 5600.-
 1.01 - 31.12 (1.5 month) 1 January 2400.-
15.02 - 15.07  (5 months) 15 February 8000.-
Total   16000.-

 

 

 

 

 

 

No other payments

EPFL will not pay the tuition fees (633.- CHF/semester), the rent or the housing guarantee for you. You will be responsible to cover all expenses on your own either by using the scholarship or your own means.

 


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French course

Housing

Insurance

Visa procedure

Students from Palaiseau/big schools

Deferement of scholarship

Payment of the Excellence Fellowship (Master in 120 credits)

Payment of the Excellence Fellowship (Master in 90 credits)

Renewal of fellowship

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