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Useful Links



Life in a foreign country can be tricky. Here is a collection of useful and interesting links for your life in Switzerland:

General info for expats and the like:
Getting organized:
  • Admin.ch: The official website of the Federal Authorities of the Swiss Confederation. 
  • Post.ch: Website of the Swiss Postal Services. Very expensive to send mail in Switzerland but if you have to send something anyway, this is your address!
Earning your money:
  • 100000jobs.ch: The best Swiss job search engine. Over 115'000 job ads!
  • Jobs.ch: The most popular online job market of Switzerland. Is available in English as well!
  • Lohnanalyse: The Independent salary database for Switzerland, Germany and Austria.
Transportation:
  • SBB.ch: The website of the Swiss Railway Company offers a wide range of traveling information, online ticketing, train and bus schedules and special offers. Available in English!
  • Tips on how to save money using public transportation in Switzerland: How to Save Money on Public Transportation
Out and about:
  • Ausflugsziele.ch: If you feel like going on a trip and don't know where to go, this is the Website for you! Tons of great destinations including directions, prices, reservation functions and more!
  • Foodguide.ch: Swiss food guide. Find good restaurants nearby!
  • MySwitzerland.com: Official site of Swiss Tourism Agency
Finding a home:
  • Homegate.ch: House hunting? This is your website! Over 180'000 real estate objects all over Switzerland at your choice!
Shopping:
  • Migros.ch: One of the biggest supermarket chains of Switzerland. Also offers online shopping for groceries at leshop.ch!
  • Coop.ch: Second largest supermarket chain of Switzerland. The website gives access to various online shops of Coop.
  • Zalando.ch: online cloth shopping at its best!
Newspapers, radio and television:
  • 20minutes.ch: The online version of Switzerland's most popular free newspaper!
  • SRF: Main Swiss television and radio channel
  • radio24.ch: Radio24 was the first non-state radio station in Switzerland. It broadcasts to the greater Zurich region for a younger audience.
  • News.ch: Swiss news website
Miscellaneous:
  • BettyBossi.ch: Betty Bossi is pretty much the Swiss Julia Child - with the slight difference that Betty Bossi never actually lived. However, the recipes on this website are awesome and will enrich your Swiss cooking experience!


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