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Andrey Vasilyev

Living in Switzerland, from Russia

"I was able to connect with other expats in Zurich who enjoy cycling as much as I do and organize weekly rides."

Elin Gustavson

Living in Switzerland, from Sweden

"At the first InterNations event that I attended, I met my wonderful partner. We now live together in a flat next to the Limmat."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Switzerland

  • Join our community and get to know members of Switzerland’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Swiss expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Zurich, Bern and many other regions

The Expat Switzerland Chapter welcomes you!

Grüezi, salut, buongiorno, bainvegni and a heart-felt welcome to the InterNations community for expats in Switzerland! Our international network caters to your specific needs and supports you in relocating to and putting down roots in Switzerland. Living abroad in a foreign country is definitely a great intercultural experience, but typically brings up a lot of questions for expatriates Switzerland: ʺWhat is the best international school for my kids in Switzerland?ʺ, ʺHow do I find a job for my spouse in Geneva?ʺ or ʺWhere in Zurich can I meet fellow expats and compatriots from my home country?” Just to name a few examples…

InterNations aim is to help you, as an expatriate, in becoming part of the Switzerland expat community and exploring the Swiss way of life in all its aspects: From enjoying the traditional rösti to celebrating the Schweizer Nationalfeiertag.

Next to Switzerland we host several more communities in Western Europe, e.g., our network of Expat Germany. Or you might be interested in our Expat Peru community which is also fairly active.

Our Support for Switzerland Expatriates

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Switzerland Expatriates Network

Find and get to know like-minded expatriates residing in Switzerland, their partners and families.

Switzerland Guide for Expats

Switzerland Expat Guide

Expat Forum Switzerland

Obtain trustworthy advice and local insight from fellow members in our Switzerland expat forums.

Switzerland Expat Forum

Switzerland Events for Expatriates

Meet up with expatriates of diverse backgrounds and nationalities at our regular InterNations Events.

Switzerland Expat Events

Enjoy the Switzerland Expats Living

With attractions ranging from the mountain ranges of the Jura Vaudois to the pleasant waterfront of Lake Lugano, Switzerland fascinates expatriates and globetrotters of many nationalities every year. The sizable expat Switzerland community is, however, mostly drawn to the country by the urban growth of Zurich and its political as well as economic opportunities, e.g. in the banking sector. Whether you move to and live in Switzerland for professional or private reasons, you’ll surely take with you lifelong memories of great international experiences and intercultural exchange.

Interested to take a world tour? Then have a look at our chapter for Expatriates Qatar to receive an impression of InterNations worldwide. Or you could take a peek at our community for Saudi Arabia Expatriates instead!

The Place to meet friendly Expatriates in Switzerland

In our private network, you can easily get to know fellow expatriates in Switzerland in a casual way – within a safe, invitation-only environment where trustworthiness and respectful behavior are key. Ask our helpful and friendly expat members for advice from Switzerland’s international community, e.g. with regard to getting a residence permit. Furthermore, you’ll meet with other expatriates in Switzerland at our high-class InterNations Events – mixing and mingling in hotspots like Geneva or Bern, for all internationals belonging to the Switzerland expat community.

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