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Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Switzerland
Living in Switzerland: The Reality is More Complex than the Image by Catherine Richards Golini
Living Abroad in Switzerland: Bus Stops by Gail Folkins
Working in Switzerland: Hospitality Schools Welcome Professionals by Sarah Muxlow-Jacquet
Teaching English in Switzerland: How to Move From Pipe Dream to Reality by Catherine Richards Golini
Moving to Geneva: The Cost of Living is High but the City Has its Rewards by Michele Ann Jenkins
Interning Abroad in Switzerland: An Experience at the United Nations by Mary Ware
Dining on Mountain Tops in Switzerland: The Apres-ski Ritual by Chelsea Frischknecht
The Experiment in International Living Experience: A Homestay in Switzerland by Leah M. Cano
Affordable Alpine Retreat in Switzerland by Dinah Cardin
Swiss Alps Vacations by Jennifer Colvin

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 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; info@amcham.ch.

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 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.

Comparish.ch, en.comparis.ch, provides advice for those moving to Switzerland on finding insurance, telephone providers, apartments, etc.

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.

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 News and Media in 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 provides a wealth of current news stories, culture, travel, weather, politics–all you need to know about Switzerland today.

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 Recommended Reading on Switzerland

Living and Working in Switzerland, Tenth Edition: A Survival Handbook

Why Switzerland?

Culture Shock Switzerland

Switzerland Guidebook by Rick Steves

Lonely Planet Switzerland (Country Guide)

Frommer's Switzerland

Fodor's Switzerland

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

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 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.

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