Living in Switzerland
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Switzerland
| Business and Economy in Switzerland
Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, www.amcham.ch. Talacker 41, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland; Tel: (41-1) 211 24 54; Fax: (41-1) 211 95 72; email@example.com.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources
American Citizens Abroad (ACA), www.aca.ch.
Based in Geneva, Switzerland, ACA advocates the interests of US citizens living abroad. The website has downloadable information on voting, citizenship and census issues, plus links to various resources.
Askalo Switzerland www.askalo.ch is a Q&A community which allows expats to ask their own questions about any local topic and share their own tips and recommendations. This is an expat tool to help everyone discover useful experiences in all major cities across Switzerland.
Comparish.ch, en.comparis.ch, provides advice for those moving to Switzerland on finding insurance, telephone providers, apartments, etc.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Switzerland.
Expat Exchange provides a wealth of resources and articles, as well as a forum.The site has a few useful articles and links about Switzerland.
Expats in Switzerland, groups.yahoo.com/group/Expats-in-Switzerland, is an online discussion forum full of good advice for expatriates.
Expatica provides news, information, online resources as well as I am not a tourist Fairs in a large number of European countries, including Swtizerland. This site also offers a platform to find a job and to get in contact with other expats.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Switzerland, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
The German Way provides useful information on German culture, customs, business and education, with a section on Living in Switzerland.
Newcomers Club Worldwide is a worldwide directory of newcomers clubs for newly arrived expatriates, including Switzerland.
The Xpat Xchange, www.xpatxchange.ch, is a one-stop shop for English-speaking expats, full of advice, businesses, addresses.
| Government and International Organizations in Switzerland
Confoederatio Helvetica, www.admin.ch, is the portal site for the Swiss Federal authorities.
The Swiss Government Website, www.gov.ch, serves as a portal, allowing access to all Swiss public sector sites.
Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, www.eda.admin.ch.
United Nations Office in Geneva, www.unog.ch. The site also includes a complete list of Permanent Missions to the United Nations Office in Geneva.
Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland, www.eda.admin.ch, provides general information about culture, politics and the economy, as well as a variety of useful links.
| News and Media in Switzerland
Cream Magazine, www.cream-magazine.ch, is an English-language magazine for Switzerland.
Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Switzerland.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Switzerland.
SwissInfo, www.swissinfo.org, provides a wealth of current news stories, culture, travel, weather, politics–all you need to know about Switzerland today.
| Recommended Reading on Switzerland
Living and Working in Switzerland, Tenth Edition: A Survival Handbook
Culture Shock Switzerland
Rick Steves' Switzerland
Lonely Planet Switzerland (Country Guide)
The Rough Guide to Switzerland
Switzerland Eyewitness Travel Guides
Insight Compact Guide Switzerland
Ticking Along with the Swiss
Culture Smart! Switzerland: A Quick Guide to Customs & Etiquette
Doing Business And Investing in Switzerland
Adventuring in the Alps
| Travel Information for Switzerland
My Switzerland.com, myswitzerland.com, is the website of the Swiss National Tourist Office.
Lonely Planet Switzerland offers a lot of useful travel advice and information for most countries, including Switzerland.