Lausanne

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Andrey Vasilyev

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

Elin Gustavson

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

Make the most of living and working in Lausanne

Expat living in Lausanne raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Swiss authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺHow does the Swiss health-care system work?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend nannies and baby-sitters in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Lausanne takes a lot of time. Our Lausanne expat guide is there to make your relocation to Lausanne as easy as possible. Starting with embassies and consulates to information about food & shopping, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Lausanne.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Lausanne. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Phnom Penh to living in Canberra.

Top Articles in the Lausanne Expat Guide

  • Moving to Lausanne

    Lausanne is a beautiful city on the shore of Lake Geneva. Thanks to the multilingualism of Switzerland and a welcoming atmosphere, it’s a top destination for expats. Read on to learn more about the city, its climate, and local accommodation so you are well prepared for your move to Lausanne.
  • Living in Lausanne

    Living in Lausanne is a unique and enriching experience, which offers a multicultural atmosphere, interesting architecture and diverse leisure opportunities. Moreover, Switzerland guarantees top quality services and facilities, so make sure to read up education, transportation and more!
  • Working in Lausanne

    Lausanne, with its developed and strong economy, boasts of a wide range of industries and sectors that are bound to welcome expats from different parts of the world. Its international spirit, moreover, makes working in Lausanne appealing and stimulating.

Information on the Expat Life in Lausanne

Are you looking specifically for special food stores in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Switzerland? In addition to our expat guide, the expat directory for Lausanne provides you with listings of all expatriate-relevant locations and relocation services in Lausanne. Furthermore, you might want to also consider our Lausanne expats forum to receive first hand information from your fellow expats.

Simply become a member of InterNations Lausanne and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Grüezi, salut, buongiorno, bainvegni among our expats living and working in Lausanne.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Lausanne? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in San Francisco or living in Cambridge!

Andrey Vasilyev

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

Elin Gustavson

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

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