Parliament approved a loose implementation of the mass immigration initiative last December. Yet the issue is far from resolved.

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A country of four languages and four cultures – that’s the usual way to describe Switzerland, but it’s less than precise. Now, though, the Yeniche and the Sinti are officially...

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The new Swissness Act has been in force since the start of the year. The food industry has had to modify packaging and recipes as a result.

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The Swiss drone industry is booming. Swiss robots could help rescue victims from buildings and detect the outbreak of forest fires from the stratosphere.

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Armon Orlik from Grisons is only 21 but is already one of Switzerland’s top wrestlers. Who is this top performer from Maienfeld who was crowned “Wrestler of the Year 2016”?

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Politics
03/16/2017

Tax policy deep in the mire

Three proposals were put to the vote on 12 February. The rejection of Corporate Tax Reform III puts Switzerland in an awkward position. Simplified...

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No more new nuclear power stations, lower consumption and more renewable energy – on 21 May, the Swiss people will vote on the “2050 Energy Strategy”...

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Culture

Hazel Brugger has radically changed Swiss stand-up comedy. She is now on the way to becoming a star in Germany – we join her on a road trip.

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OSA news
03/16/2017

OSA advice

If I remain in Switzerland for a period of time for administrative purposes after cancelling my registration here, how can I continue to receive...

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Recreational offers:

Would you like to spend your summer holidays in Switzerland and discover the country with other Swiss Abroad? Then register for...

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The Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA) has conducted a new survey among Swiss banking institutions. The results have now been published.

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The anniversary summer of the Foundation for Young Swiss Abroad will take place from the end of June to the end of August 2017. Swiss children abroad...

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Young Swiss Abroad also have the opportunity to enrol on university courses in Switzerland. However, several things must be checked beforehand....

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