Are you a researcher at a university or in industry living and working in Switzerland? Find practical information about daily life in Switzerland:

  • Daily life in Switzerland: Housing, transports, shopping, banking, child care and maternity.
  • Working conditions in Switzerland: Working conditions, work permits, diploma recognition.
  • Salary: Salaries of PhD candidates, postdocs, professors as well as of researchers and highly skilled in companies.
  • Insurance: Overview of insurances in Switzerland.
  • Taxes: Overview of the Swiss tax system.
  • Moving abroad: What to consider if you plan a research stay abroad or if you leave definitively Switzerland.