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Located at the crossroads between Switzerland, France and Germany, Basel is a top destination for expatriation. As a major industrial hub, it provides many opportunities to expatriates, especially in the pharmaceutical and chemical industry.

As a cosmopolitan area, it holds a great historical and cultural wealth as portrayed by its museums and theaters. By moving to Basel, you will live in a dynamic environment.

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The Switzerland guide

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Switzerland has various means of transport: airplanes, buses, trains, trams, boats, etc, which are easily accessible in most regions.

Foreign nationals wishing to work in Switzerland have to apply for a work permit or residence permit from the federal government.

Ice hockey is the Swiss national sport. But several other sports including athletics, gymnastics, swimming, tennis, are also very popular.

Zurich city has a prosperous economy and a dynamic labor market which is very open to expatriates. You will not have trouble finding a job there.

Discover Switzerland's rich natural, historical and cultural heritage during your leisure time by visiting its national and amusement parks, museu

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Basel Expat's Travel Adventures

4 years ago

A blog about living and traveling abroad by an American family (expats) currently living in Basel.

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4 years ago

Family of 4, living and working in Switzerland, while taking advantage of this central location in Europe to explore.

The Basel Community

6 years ago

A blog especially for English-speaking expats living in the Basel area with info and insights on local customs and courtesies, things to do, events and festivals, how and where to shop, where to find a good physician or dentist, and much, much more.


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Gentinetta.Handwerk GmbH
Gundeldingerstrasse 447, Basel

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Gundeldingerstrasse 447, Basel

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Juwelier Fixgold
Juwelier Fixgold Afsar, Clarastrasse 9, 4058 , Basel

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