The first winter sports tourists arrived in Switzerland 150 years ago. They came from Great Britain and spent their holidays in St. Moritz. To mark the anniversary, journalist...

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Switzerland is currently engaged in a row over the delicate issue of languages. Several German-speaking cantons no longer wish to teach French in their primary schools. The...

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Switzerland’s now awkward relationship with the European Union and immigration will be the major issues over the coming months. They will also shape the 2015 election campaign. An...

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Switzerland already has a very liberal policy towards assisted suicide. A debate is now being conducted about facilitated suicide for the elderly. Facts and opinions on a sensitive...

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Less expensive than skiing, great fun and easy to do, tobogganing is an activity that is enjoying great success at Swiss resorts.

 

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On 22 October 2014, Swiss Abroad also took part for the first time in the young citizens’ festivities in Berne at the invitation of Swiss President Didier Burkhalter. The Swiss...

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Contact with youth is a key part of Swiss President Didier Burkhalter’s presidential year. One young person was therefore allowed to accompany him to...

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The Swiss population overwhelmingly rejected far-reaching immigration restrictions with environmental ­objectives on 30 November. Problems with the EU...

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Culture

There are lots of major and even more minor players on the circus scene in Switzerland. A history of artists bitten by the circus bug and glamorous...

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Organisation of the swiss abroad

The Formation in Switzerland department at educationsuisse once again received more enquiries this year than in the previous one. The option of...

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The Youth Service of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA) has organised a wide range of sporting and educational offers for the coming months.

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Are you between 8 and 14 years of age? Would you like to spend 14 days in Switzerland and get to know your homeland better? Then sign up for one of...

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12/11/2014

OSA advice

We intend to return to Switzerland in the foreseeable future and to take up residence there again. What is the situation with regard to paying customs...

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