Science Without Borders

Science Without Borders (SWB) is a large-scale nationwide scholarship programme primarily funded by the Brazilian federal government.


The programme aims to enhance international education through the international mobility of graduate students, researchers and-, post-doctoral graduates, encouraging research, innovation and exchange between Brazilian universities and colleges around the world.

Our programmes

If you are a Science Without Borders student from Brazil, Avans offers 3 interesting programmes for you. Each with their own focus, topics and options:

1. Environmental Science for Sustainable Energy and Technology
2. Medical Research and Biotechnology
3. International Forensic Science