The election campaign in Switzerland is in full swing and obviously the candidates and parties are making lots of promises about the future. The election campaign nevertheless also...

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With the elections on 18 October the 49th legislative period of the federal government will come to an end. What were the issues that impacted the Swiss political world the most...

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Georg Kohler, professor emeritus of political philosophy at the University of Zurich, is conducting observation and analysis of the election campaign in Switzerland throughout 2015...

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Politics

How to vote

The same questions are asked every four years. People have a good idea what the answers are but are often not entirely certain. We have therefore compiled a list of answers to the...

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We asked the seven main parties represented in Parliament to provide us with brief responses to sometimes complex questions. They all obliged and...

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The legislative period which is coming to an end saw a particularly high number of proposals that affect the Swiss Abroad either directly or...

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The Swiss People’s Party (SVP) has a good chance of securing a second seat at the forthcoming Federal Council elections.

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Sport

The Swiss tennis player Timea Bacsinszky is rubbing shoulders with the best in the women’s game after a long slump in 2013. Her progress coincides...

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OSA news
08/17/2015

OSA advice

I am planning to return to Switzerland after residing abroad for several years. What do I need to take account of with regard to health insurance?

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The university-entry qualifications of different countries are not equivalent. The reason is that every country has a different education system and...

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OSA provides young Swiss people abroad with a wide range of opportunities for visiting Switzerland. We have reserved camp accommodation, found host...

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600 children aged between 13 and 14 will enjoy a winter sports week free of charge from 2 to 9 January 2016 in Lenk in the Bernese Oberland. The 600...

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