Application

Application Process

  1. You agree with the responsible person at an institute at UZH that you will come to that institute for a clearly defined duration and specify the content of your project during that time. You have a letter of invitation outlining these details from the institute.
  2. Fill in the application form: Application Form Mobility Online
  3. You will receive a confirmation email with your login name and password for our application portal: Mobility Online
    There you can upload your application documents.
  4. Your application will be assessed by the International Scholars Center. 

Application Documents

Application Deadlines

If you do not need a visa for Switzerland the application has to be completed two months before the start of your planned stay at UZH.

If you require a visa for Switzerland the application has to be completed three months before the start of your planned stay at UZH.

Visa

Students with non-EU/EFTA nationality will need a valid visa when entering Switzerland. If this applies to you, upload the visa application form together with your application documents on Mobility Online. In case you are unsure if a visa is necessary, you can ask the International Scholars Center. With the visa application form, we will apply for a visa on your behalf at the Migration Office Zurich, which may incur a fee.

 

Overview of visa provisions according to nationality