Politics

How long does it take to get Swiss citizenship and is serving in the Swiss Army required? Learn more about Switzerland's political system, including the government, the doctrine of armed neutrality and when foreigners can vote.

Foreigner voting rights

Voting at a national level is reserved for those with Swiss citizenship who are at least 18 years old, though some cantons allow foreigners to ...

Swiss political system

Switzerland was not always a nation-state in the modern sense, but a loose alliance of autonomous cantons that came together under a ...