Financing for Short Programs as Summer and Winter Schools

UZH Scholarships for Short Programs at Partner Universities

The University of Zurich offers a limited number of scholarships worth up to CHF 500 for the participation in summer and winter schools 2020 at certain UZH partner universities (see list below).

The scholarships will be awarded on a "first come, first serve" basis. However, the scholarship will only be granted to students who hand in a proof of their admission to the respective summer/winter program. 

In return, we expect all students who are granted a scholarship to share their experience by handing in an essay including some photos or a short video to be published on our website and Facebook-page. Further information will follow upon the final confirmation of the scholarship.

To apply for a scholarship, please contact as soon as you get an offer to participate in one of the summer or winter schools listed below. Make sure to provide the following information with your application:

  • Name and Adress
  • Course of Study at UZH
  • Student ID Number
  • Hosting University and Title of Short Program
  • Dates of Short Program
  • Confirmation of Admission from Partner University


Winter / Summer School

Information on Scholarships

Fudan University, School of Economics International Summer Session

Send your application for a UZH Short Program Scholarship to

Additionally, you can also apply for a 10% discount until 9 March 2020. Learn more here (PDF, 90 KB).

Korea University Korea University International Summer Campus

Send your application for a UZH Short Program Scholarship to

Get an early bird discount of KW 200,000 if you apply at Korea University by 29 February 2020.

University of Amsterdam

UvA Summer School

UZH students get a tuition fee discount of EUR 500. 

Once you're admitted to the course, you can further apply for UZH Short Program Scholarships. Send your application to

University of Birmingham

Birmingham International 

Summer School (Link)

UZH students are entitled to a discount discount of £ 250.

Additionally, you will get an early application discount of £150 if you apply before 1 March 2020. 


On top of that, UZH students who have been accepted to the program can also apply for UZH Short Program Scholarships. Send your application to

University of Glasgow Sotland's Cultural Landscape:
National Heritage and the Arts

You have to be nominated by UZH to attend this course and to get a 25% discount. Learn more here. (PDF, 80 KB) 
If you have been accepted to the course, you can also send your application for a UZH Short Program Scholarship to

University of Glasgow 2020 Courses

Application to

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus International Summer School Nottingham Malaysia

As a UZH student, you will get a discount of RM 1000 offered by the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. 

In addition to this discount, you can apply for a UZH Short Program Scholarship once you have been accepted to the program. Send your application to

University of Oxford, University of Cambridge

Cambridge Summer Institute

Oxford Summer Abroad

Application to

University of Queensland

Queensland in July (Link)

Application to

Students who apply by 1 March 2020 will be eligible for an $200 AUD early-bird discount. Final application deadline is 30 April 2020. 

University College London UCL

UCL Summer School

Application to

Further programs eligible for UZH Short Program Scholarships

Scholarships are available for all summer programs offered by member universities of the global network Universitas 21, even if the program is not listed on our website. Please visit the U21 database for International Opportunities for Students to see which programs are on offer by U21 members. To apply for a scholarship for summer programs offered by U21 partners, please contact Make sure to provide the above mentioned information with your application. 

Other Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships from swissuniversities

The scholarship service run by swissuniversities manages scholarships offered by foreign governments to Swiss students and sometimes to researchers for a stay abroad.
Further information can be found here.

Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation Summer School Grant

Grants for Swiss students who wish to study at a North American or European University during the summer in the following fields:

  • Engineering and Environmental Sciences (which includes bioengineering, but not life science or biology)
  • Medieval Languages and Literature, including all other medieval disciplines (Medieval Studies)
  • Digital Humanities at the intersection of Medieval Disciplines and Computing

Further information can be found here.