Living in Geneva guide

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Our selection of articles for expatriation in Geneva

Universities in Geneva

Geneva's academic institutions benefit from being on the doorstep of many international organisations and world-class ...

The work culture in Geneva

The phrase live to work is applicable in many offices in and around Geneva, which can be a culture shock to some foreign ...

Gastronomy in Geneva

Geneva is an international hub, so it makes sense that the cuisine follows suit. You will find many restaurants serving ...

Student life in Geneva

Studying at one of Geneva's prestigious institutions is an opportunity not to be missed. But once you get a place on a ...

Developing your social circle in Geneva

For a new person, Geneva can feel isolating at first. But although the city is small and quiet, there are a lot of activities for ...

Developing your professional network in Geneva

Even though Geneva is a small city, there are dozens of networking organisations that you can join to help you develop your ...

Geneva's networking etiquette

There is always an event happening in Geneva on any day of the week hosted by international organisations, the UN or corporate ...

Choosing your neighbourhood in Geneva

Geneva is known as an international city - with good reason. Over 40% of the city is made up of foreigners thanks to the dozens ...

Indoor and outdoor activities in Geneva

People in Geneva are generally very active and make the most of living in a city surrounded by nature. Whether you are a sports ...

The labour market in Geneva

It is predicted that Switzerland could face a labour shortfall of around half a million workers by 2030, so foreign workers ...

Getting around Geneva

People who live in the centre of Geneva either walk, cycle or use public transport to get to work. But because rent is expensive ...

Discovering Geneva

Geneva is often thought of as a boring and sleepy town since most bars close by 11 pm, it is expensive, and most shops are shut ...

Things to do in Geneva alone, with your partner or with friends

Even though Geneva has a reputation for being a quiet city, there are lots of fun things to do alone, with friends, with your ...

Things to do in Geneva on weekdays and weekends

Surrounded by lush nature, including mountains and lakes, Geneva is a beautiful city where you won't ever get bored. You can ...

Buying property in Geneva

Finding a place to buy in Geneva can a nightmare. Despite the fact that thousands of new homes have been built in Geneva in the ...

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