Category: Switzerland

An extensive guide to schooling in Geneva

Due to the large expatriate community that makes up Geneva (40% of the population comes from outside Switzerland), the city has a well-established network of public, private and international schools. There are also many boarding schools throughout Switzerland that often suit expatriates who travel a lot with their jobs. Regardless of what International or type […]

7 Reasons why expats love working in Basel

Basel is Switzerland’s third largest city and smallest canton. Each year the city embraces its diverse population by welcoming expatriates from all over the world including Germany, Italy, Turkey, Spain, Portugal and France. Wondering what makes Basel so special? Here are 7 reasons why expats love the city so much! 1. High standard of living […]

A Guide to Living and Working in Lausanne

The capital of Switzerland’s Vaud canton, Lausanne is a coastal city perhaps overshadowed by the larger, more populous cities in the country. A vibrant city that has become a hotspot for many businesses, Lausanne has the ingredients to become a home from home for any expat. LAUSANNE AT A GLANCE Lausanne is situated in the […]

Commuting to work in Basel

There is no denying that more people are now opting for a longer commute to work. In fact, according to Michael Page, 1 in 10 Brits would travel more than 3 hours in the morning for their dream job. There are various reasons people choose to commute to work rather than live closer to their […]

Accelerate your Career in Switzerland

Switzerland has been named the best all-around destination for a career abroad according to research from the latest HSBC Expat Explorer Survey. Excellent earning prospects with an enjoyable work culture and enviable job security have ensured Switzerland the top spot. Almost two thirds (65%) of expats in Switzerland say the country offers higher salaries than […]