Work in Switzerland

Our participative guide will help you find out more on the work market and the legal framework in Switzerland.

The Swiss labour market

The labour market in Switzerland is great, overall: Switzerland benefits from great working conditions and an unemployment rate well below the European average. What is more, if you’re an EU/EFTA national, you enjoy the same rights and benefits as a Swiss national in the labour market. And even if the labour market is relatively protected, there are still employment opportunities for expats in prevailing economic sectors.

Switzerland’s reputation for high wages is definitely one of the things that make this country so appealing to ...

Zurich is usually the preferred destination in Switzerland for expats. Being the country's economic and financial ...

Touted as “the city of peace”, Geneva is Switzerland’s second most densely populated city after ...

Nestled on the River Aare, the Swiss capital may be the political center of the country but it is notably less ...

On the banks of lake Geneva, cosmopolitan and affluent Lausanne is the capital city of the French-speaking canton of ...

Home of Erasmus and Art Basel, Switzerland's third biggest city is a magnet for culture lovers – it has, ...

Located between the Western and the German-speaking parts of the country, Fribourg (or Freiburg) is one of ...

If you want to acquire professional experiences in Switzerland, an internship could be a great opportunity to get your ...

A job application in Switzerland consists of a quite extensive "Dossier", containing at least:

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