10 Bursa Master, University of Lausanne, Zvicër

Bursa » 10 Bursa Master, University of Lausanne, Zvicër

Postuar me: 25/04/2011 9:37am

Afati: 15/12/2011

Niveli: Master

Lemia: Të ndryshme



Vendi: Zvicër | Gjuha: Angleze

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. 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.

List of Masters Programs

Theology and Religious StudiesAmount and duration of the grant

  • Study of Religions (Master of Arts)
  • Theology (Master of Theology)

Law and Criminal Justice

  • Criminal Justice, subject area Criminology and Security (Master of Law)
  • Criminal Justice, subject area Magistrature (Master of Law)
  • Forensic Science, subject area Chemical Criminalistics (Master of Science)
  • Forensic Science, subject area Identification (Master of Science)
  • Law (Master of Law)
  • Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies (Master of Law)


  • Arts (Master of Arts)
  • Arts with Specialisation (Master of Arts) in:
    - History of Film Theory/Practices
    - Communication and Culture from the Middle Ages to the Early Modern Period
    - Comparative European Languages and Literatures
    - History of Culture: texts, images and society
    - History of Regional Art
    - History of the Book and Critical Edition
    - Literary Translation: German-French / French-German
    - Philosophy, Science and Society
    - Public Discourse and Communication Analysis
    - Research, Use and Exploitation of Historical Sources
    - Swiss Literatures
    - Writing, Translating and Publishing in Antiquity Studies

    Disciplines of the Faculty of Arts:
    Cinema, Classical Studies, Computer Science and Mathematical Methods, English, French as a Foreign Language, German, History of Art, History of Religions, History, Italian, Language and Communication Studies, Medieval French, Modern French, Philosophy, Slavic Studies, South and Central Asia Studies, Spanish.
    External basic disciplines:
    Arabic, Chinese, Egyptology, Ethnology, Geography and Environment, Japanese, Modern Greek, Music at the Lausanne Conservatory, Musicology, Political Science, Prehistoric Archaeology, Psychology, Social Sciences.
  • Museum Studies (Master of Arts)

Social and Political Sciences

  • Education (MSc)
  • Human Movement and Sports Sciences (MSc)
  • Political Science (MA)
  • Psychology (MSc)
  • Public Management and Policy (MA)
  • Social Sciences (MA)
  • Study of Religions (MA)

Business and Economics

  • Accounting, Control and Finance (Master of Science)
  • Actuarial Science (Master of Science)
  • Economics (Master of Science)
  • Finance (Master of Science)
  • Information Systems (Master of Science)
  • Legal Issues, Crime and Security of Information Technologies (Master of Law)
  • Management (Master of Science)

Geosciences and Environment

  • Biogeosciences (MSc)
  • Environmental Geosciences (MSc)
  • Geography (MSc)
  • Geology (MSc)


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, by 15 December 2011 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.