ETH Zurich Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Students in Switzerland 2018


Applications are welcomed for ETH Zurich Postdoctoral Fellowships which underpins approaching associations for postdoctoral scientists to consider in Switzerland. Universal understudies are qualified to apply for this cooperation.

The program is proposed to encourage high-potential, youthful specialists who have effectively exhibited magnificence as far as universally aggressive accomplishments in the beginning times of their expert professions.

ETH Zurich is a science, innovation, designing and arithmetic college in the city of Zürich, Switzerland.

Candidates from outside the nation of origin will regularly need to meet particular English dialect/other dialect necessities so as to have the capacity to think about there.

Application Deadline: 

March 1 and September 1, 2018

Course Level:

Fellowships are available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject:

Fellowships are awarded to learn any of the subjects offered by the university.


Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must have defended their doctoral degree within two years of the submission deadline from an institution other than the ETH Zurich or the University of Zurich.
  • At the time of the relevant submission deadline, researchers must also not have carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) at either of the two institutions for more than six months prior to the reference date.
  • The applicants need to have at least one scientific publication in a peer-reviewed journal or have been awarded a prize for their doctoral thesis. Applications not complying with the eligibility criteria will be rejected on formal grounds.
  • The ETH Fellows are expected to start their fellowship at latest six months after the submission of the application. If they cannot adhere to this set date, an approval for a later start must be asked at the Office of Research.

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: 

Applications should be submitted electronically using the dedicated online system.

For the logic, you need an ETH (nethz)username and password. If you are not yet an employee, the electronic submission must be handled by an employee of the host professorship. Further Information on the submission procedure is provided in the detailed submission instructions (PDF, 363 KB) and on the ETH Fellows Help Page.