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Expat Guide to Living in Basel
Whether you're already living in Basel or preparing to move to Basel, our Expat Guide to Living in Switzerland offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Basel. For answers to specific questions, visit our Switzerland Forum to talk with expats in Basel.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Basel handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Basel by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Basel Reports
What are people's priorities in Basel - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Basel:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Basel Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Basel? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Basel? Below are some of the responses from expats in Basel:
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Basel
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Basel. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Basel:
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Basel. If you are already living in Basel, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Basel by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Basel? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Basel? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report