Swiss Technology Institute ETH Zurich invites you to apply for a research grant



Eligible graduates and students from around the world must apply for the SSRF program by December 15, 2021

The two-month scholarship is planned for July and August 2022

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich – also known as the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland – has opened the application process for its two-month Student Summer Research Fellowship (SSRF) 2022.

The summer research scholarship program is offered by the Computer Science Department at ETH and offers Bachelor and Master students from all over the world the opportunity to gain initial research experience in a field of their choice.

The application deadline for the SSRF program is December 15th. The program runs from July to August 2022, starting on July 1 and ending on August 31.

The ETH Department of Computer Science offers research opportunities in the areas of theory and algorithms through the program; Networked systems and parallel computing; Pervasive Computing and Cyber ​​Physical Systems; Information and system security; Data management and machine learning; Programming languages ​​and software technology; as well as visual computing.

Admission criteria and key points of the ETH SSRF 2022:

  • The candidate must be enrolled in a course (Bachelor or Master) in computer science or a related subject (electrical engineering, mathematics, physics).
  • The completion date of the current course should be in the year after the end of the scholarship or later.
  • The candidate must have completed two years of study by the beginning of the course (Master’s students of course meet this requirement).
  • The duration of the scholarship is fixed for the full two months of July and August. You have to be present at all times.
  • The scholarship holders receive a monthly stipend of around 1750 CHF (Swiss Francs) to cover their living expenses. Travel and visa costs are also covered by the institute.
  • After acceptance into the scholarship program, the institute organizes affordable living space during the research stay.

The current COVID-19 situation requires selected candidates to present a valid vaccination card with an approved vaccine or proof of recovery at the start of the scholarship program.

ETH Zurich can look back on a long and successful history in the design of computer systems and the development of software tools. The computer science department of the institute was founded in 1981. Since then, 220 doctoral students and research assistants as well as over 60 postdocs and senior scientists have contributed to maintaining the high level of research and teaching for which the institute is known.

Prospective candidates can apply on the official website:

The selected candidates will be notified by email.

Last updated on November 27, 2021


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