Expat Guide to Living in Zurich
Whether you're already living in Zurich or preparing to move to Zurich, our Expat Guide to Living in Switzerland offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Zurich. For answers to specific questions, visit our Switzerland Forum to talk with expats in Zurich.
Expats in Zurich, Switzerland find themselves in one of the most important financial centers in Europe, and the world. While they are treated to a city with many English speakers, it can be difficult to find good housing... and friends!
More Culture Shock Reports for Zurich
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Zurich handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Zurich:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Zurich Reports
What are people's priorities in Zurich - 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 Zurich:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Zurich Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Zurich? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Zurich? Below are some of the responses from expats in Zurich:
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Zurich
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Zurich. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Zurich:
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Zurich. If you are already living in Zurich, 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 Zurich by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report
Having a Baby in Zurich Reports
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Zurich? Below are some of the reports from expats in Zurich:
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Zurich? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Zurich? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report