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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.

InterNations – The Place for Finns Living in Switzerland

Want to connect with the expat community of Finns in Switzerland? Looking for Finnish compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Finnish expats to go on an excursion to the mountain resort of Zermatt with?

InterNations Switzerland offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Switzerland or are still in Finland planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Finnish expats in Switzerland is going very strong, with members having roots all across Finland - from Oulu, over Pori to Helsinki.

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    From Finland, living in Lausanne
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    From Finland, living in Lausanne
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    From Finland, living in Zurich
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    From Finland, living in Zurich
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    From Finland, living in Zurich
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    From Finland, living in Zurich
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Meet other Finns in Switzerland

Meet other Finns at our events in Switzerland

Attend our monthly events and activities for Finns expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Finns in our Switzerland expat forums.

  • Teens in Zurich
    4 replies
    Jan 7, 12:23 PM
    Community member

    Great Kati! :) Let me know if you need any help. Cheers, Heidi

  • looking for veteran ice hockey players
    3 replies
    Jul 3, 3:37 PM
    Community member

    Juha, I would be very interested in either team. My email is phouse30@gmail.com if you would like to send the information there. Thank you!

Ask experienced Finnish expats in Switzerland!

  • Where can I find Finnish food?
  • Where can I meet other Finns?
  • Are there Finnish schools in my city?

Find other Finns to share your hobbies with

Tips and Advice on Switzerland from Your Fellow Finnish Expats

Obviously, expat life in Switzerland goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Finns is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Swiss mentality and way of life. Finns in Switzerland are a part of our community, calling cities such as Geneva, Bern, Zurich, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Finns in Zurich, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Finnish delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Swiss InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Finland.
  • On the Switzerland Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get poronkäristys in Zurich, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Switzerland has information on the nearest Finnish embassy and many other institutions.

From the mountain resort of Zermatt to Interlaken, the outdoor and action sports capital of Switzerland, you can meet supportive and friendly Finnish expats in Switzerland on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Finns in Switzerland

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Switzerland. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Swiss rösti, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Zurich’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Switzerland? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the mountain ranges of the Jura Vaudois and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Finland and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Hyvää päivää from our Finns living in Switzerland!

  • 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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