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Switzerland Explained How to become Swiss

If you have a connection to Switzerland through your family and want to make it official by becoming Swiss yourself – this is how you can go about it.

Coronavirus effects More Swiss leave Wuhan

A further five Swiss citizens and two of their Chinese relatives have been flown out of the Wuhan region, the hub of the coronavirus, SRF says.

This content was published on February 21, 2020 9:38 AM

Witnesses wanted Did you ever go on holiday to the Swiss Abroad Home?

Between 1956 and 1979 a holiday camp was run in northern Switzerland for the Swiss Abroad. Did you ever spend a holiday in Dürrenäsch?

Coronavirus Switzerland hopes to repatriate citizens from China at the weekend

Switzerland hopes to begin repatriating its citizens from China at the weekend but cannot yet give guarantees for the ten people who have asked to ...

This content was published on January 31, 2020 2:49 PM

Swiss abroad The Swiss behind the world’s ‘most beautiful’ bookshop

The world-famous El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookshop in Argentina’s capital owes its existence to an entrepreneurial family with Swiss roots. 

Podcast Learning life skills at the circus

Swiss equilibrist Meret Ryhiner “ran away with the circus” in 1979. Now she’s a much-loved mentor New Orleans.

#SWIonTour From yodel to bebop

Gabriela Martina left the Lucerne countryside to study jazz in the US. Today, the vocalist and composer teaches at Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Parliamentary elections ‘The anger of the Swiss Abroad has to be taken seriously’

No e-vote option, no successful candidate, a lower turnout rate – the recent parliamentary elections were not a success for expat Swiss.

ELECTIONS 2019  Swiss abroad voted differently – but many could not 

Swiss citizens abroad had the right to take part in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, but many could not. Their frustration is palpable.

#SWIontour What Swiss living abroad want from politicians at home

What do Swiss citizens abroad expect from a new parliament? From the politics of their homeland? We asked them.

#SWIontour How Swiss expats feel about the EU

Switzerland’s relationship with Europe is a topic that concerns Swiss people living all over the world.

gender roles Swiss ambassador to Nepal: ‘We have more to do’ on women's rights

The first Swiss female Ambassador to Nepal shares her views about the transition to a federal democratic republic and the progress in women’s rights.