ETH Student Summer Research Fellowship 2024 (Fully Funded)

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement Not required
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non-Degree /Short program
  • Eligible Region/Countries

    All Countries

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  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Field of study Computer Science
  • Opportunity ID 14435
  • Funding Type Fully Funded
  • Duration 2 months (July - August of 2024)

Opportunity Description

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETH Zürich) accepts applications for a Student Summer Research Fellowship (ETH SSRF). Undergraduate and graduate international students can apply for this fellowship program to obtain their first research experience in their chosen field of study. The ETH Computer Science Department offers this fellowship program for two summer months and is open to students worldwide. ETH Computer Science Department is committed to improving diversity in computer science. 

Important Details 

  • Application Deadline: 15 December 2023 (04:30 p.m. AFT)
  • Host Organization: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETH Zürich)
  • Location: Switzerland 
  • Gender: Male/Female
  • Funding Type: Fully-funded 
  • Degree Level: None
  • Number of Positions: N/A  
  • Eligible Countries: All 
  • Admission Decision Notification: Mid February 2024
  • Duration: 2 Months (1 July – 31 August 2024)
  • Language Required: English
  • Field: Computer Science 


Fellows who participate in the ETH SSRF can benefit from the program as follows:

  • Fellows will be paid CHF 1.750 per month as a stipend toward their fellow’s accommodation and living expenses.
  • Travel and visa costs; please ask for the travel costs against receipts at the program’s start.
  • They will gain research experience while working with a group of academics.
  • Improve their networking and socializing opportunities by attending one of the several on-site socializing activities.
  • Have the opportunity to learn about Switzerland’s vibrant culture.

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants should meet the following requirements to apply for the ETH SSRF program: 

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  • Enrolled in a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in computer science or a relevant subject;
  • Must have completed two years of study before beginning the program (master students naturally satisfy this condition).
  • Must be fluent in English. No formal proof of language proficiency is necessary. 
  • Must participate in the whole Fellowship program duration (full two months from July and August)

Research Areas

Applicants can apply for research opportunities available in the following areas:

  • Data Management and Machine Learning
  • Information and System Security
  • Networked Systems and Parallel Computing
  • Pervasive Computing and Cyber-physical Systems
  • Programming Languages and Software Engineering
  • Theory and Algorithms
  • Visual Computing

Required Documents

Applicants should prepare and submit the following documents:

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  • CV (using Europass format)
  • Official academic transcripts from the applicant’s home country 
  • Personal statement/motivation letter (max 1 page), describe why the applicant chose the study topic they did and how it will help them achieve their long-term career goals.

How to Apply?

Applicants who wish to apply for the ETH SSRF program must follow the following steps:

  1. Register with SiROP
  2.  Find your university in the list provided. Create an account by entering an email address and password if your university is not listed.
  3. After logging in, the applicant can return to the program and click “Apply Now” at the top of the page. 
  4.  After registration, SiROP offers the applicant to affiliate with their institution. Such an affiliation is Not a Mandatory step. This option is only available for university students who are members of the SiROP network. 


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Check More Opportunities

For further details about ETH Student Summer Research Fellowship, please visit the ETH SSRF Website or read the FAQs section.

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