In light of the exceptional circumstance due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in Switzerland and worldwide, we understand that some students may be affected financially and would require some financial assistance due to their particular situation caused by the pandemic. If you consider that you are adversely affected and are unable to cope with possible additional expenses, please complete this COVID-19 Special Aid form.

We will review your particular situation and will get back to you within a period of 2 weeks.


Coronavirus: Information for our students

If your request is related to the Covid 19 crisis, please visit our Coronavirus page for more information and fill this form. Please do not send a regular special aid request.

During this time of uncertainty, some of our students will be faced with financial difficulties. Your support, regardless of the amount, will be greatly appreciated. Below you will find the ways in which you can contribute.


Online Giving by Credit Card (PayPal)  


Support our Students - Solidarity 2020 Fund




Giving by bank transfer

Credit Suisse - Zurich
Paradeplatz 8
8070 Zürich
Swift Code: CRESCHZZ80A
IBAN: CH92 0483 5025 4300 1114 4

Account Name: Fondation pour l'Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement

References to be indicated with the payment: "Solidarity Donation"    

If you would like to donate in a different manner or for more information, please email