Essentially, the parents and the scholarship office in the parents’ canton of residence are responsible for funding studies. Scholarships from the university are granted by the scholarship committee of the Senate in addition to any cantonal education contributions. International students should find out what scholarships they are eligible for in their home country.
Ukrainian or other students who are experiencing financial difficulties due to the war in Ukraine are welcome to contact the Social Services. If necessary, short-term bridging aid can also be applied for from the University's scholarship fund.
Scholarships from the University of Basel
In addition to any cantonal education grants, the scholarship committee of the Senate grants supplementary scholarships for students enrolled at the University of Basel. The student welfare office offers advice to students.
Exchange scholarships for students at the University of Basel
The university awards specific scholarships to students in exchange programs. The Student Exchange Office is available to advise you.
Cantonal scholarships, student loans
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