Costs and Funding
|University and administratives fees, books and study materials||180||to||400|
| Fixed charges |
Mandatory Health Insurance
Tax and/or AVS/AI - Social Insurance
| || |
| Personal expenses |
Entertainment, mobile phone costs and miscellaneous costs
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| Reserves |
Medical and dental expenses
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| TOTAL ||1700||2650|
Source: Fiche type de la Fédération romande des consommateurs 2011/12
Financial assistance might be available to help students with study costs. Students have to meet some conditions.
Grants for students
Various types of grants can be earmarked for students:
- cantonal grants
- grants from the Confederation
- grants and subsidies from private funds from the rectorat
Further information: Bureau social (in French)
There are also grants for students who wish to spend a semester (or more) studying in another university in Switzerland or abroad.
Further information: swissuniversities
Grants for researchers
- Grants are designed for beginner researchers aiming to start their career in a research institute abroad.
- Other grants are designed for more advanced researchers aiming to develop their knowledge and build on their scientific profile by spending time abroad.
Financial assistance might be available from the « service social » of the University. It is responsible for the University social aid funds and for privately funded grants, aimed at students in financial hardship. Students have to meet some conditions.
Further information: service social