It combines application and theory uniquely well, ensures incredibly low unemployment and is deemed a successful export. The Swiss dual track vocational education and professional...

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The Swiss people rejected the Greens’ initiative on withdrawal from nuclear power on 27 November. Withdrawal is nevertheless still on track.

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In canton Basel-Stadt, the Swiss Abroad have no right to vote at cantonal level. The situation is different in the neighbouring cantons of Basel-Landschaft, Solothurn and Jura as...

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Since 2004, western Swiss cities have been faced with an influx of beggars on their streets. Most of these are Roma. Cities and cantons are attempting to remove them by amending...

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A stroll through the village of Morcote in Ticino. The hamlet idyllically located on Lake Lugano was recently crowned Switzerland’s most beautiful village.

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Corporate tax reform, a new roads fund and simplified naturalisation for third-generation foreigners.

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Doris Leuthard is the Swiss President for the second time in her term in office. She is seen as the epitome of a Swiss consensus-seeking politician...

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Commuters from Italy are increasingly entering the employment market in little Ticino. This has sparked a defensive response from the local...

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Culture

Lucienne Fontannaz-Howard, a Swiss artist living abroad, was invited to Lake Lucerne to paint the mountain landscape around Brunnen. She had...

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OSA news

There was a lack of clarity concerning the article “Vote for the new Council of the Swiss Abroad” (CSA) in the last issue of “Swiss Review”. The...

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The educationsuisse team provides advice and support each year for many young Swiss Abroad as well as pupils at Swiss schools abroad who are keen to...

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The Foundation for Young Swiss Abroad (FYSA) has existed since 1917. It all began under the name of “Schweizerhilfe” (Swiss Aid), which sought to...

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Entertainment, outdoor activities, fun and adventure in Switzerland – all this is again on offer at OSA’s Youth Service’s summer camps this year. You...

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01/13/2017

OSA advice

When entering Switzerland, household effects (household items, clothing, paintings, valuables, etc.) can be brought in duty-free if you are...

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