Swiss Confederation

Switzerland

About the Switzerland

‘’Switzerland, Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic consisting out of 26 cantons. Every canton has its own constitution, parliament, government and courts. Officially is Bern not the capital of Switzerland, as they don’t have a capital city. However, Bern fulfills the role as capital and is officially the seat of the federal authorities.’’

Capital

Bern

Valuta

Swiss Franc (CHF)

COUNTRY CALLING CODE

+41

TIMEZONE

GMT -1

POPULATION (2014)

8,236,000

Cantons

26

languages

German, French

Surface (KM²)

41,285

Why should you live and work in Switzerland?

Switzerland has a stable economy and enjoys great wealth, being ranked as the wealthiest country in the world per capita in several rankings. Switzerland’s most important economic sector is manufacturing. Manufacturing consists mostly out of the production of specialist specialistic chemicals, health and pharmaceutical goods, scientific and precision measuring instruments and musical instruments.

Switzerland is home to several large multinational corporations. The largest Swiss companies by revenue are Glencore, Gunvor, Nestlé, Novartis, Hoffmann-La Roche, ABB, Mercuria Energy and Adecco. Furthermore, notable are UBS AG, Zurich Financial Services, Credit Suisse, The Swatch Group and Swiss International Air Lines. Switzerland is ranked as having one of the most powerful economies in the world.

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Quality of life

According to Mercer Quality of Living survey 2017, Swiss cities offer world-leading quality of life.
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Economy

Switzerland has one of the most stable economies in the world.
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Healthcare

The country is known in Europe for its excellent medical healthcare.
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Salary

Compared to the rest of Europe, the income in Switzerland is highly above average.

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Unique experience

Experiencing a different cultrue and healthcare.
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Stability

Switzerland is ranked among the safest and most stable countries globally.

Language

Switzerland has an international environment. Hearing English on the street is common and expats can quickly find communities from their home country. But German is the most common language spoken in the hospitals we work with. If you would like to work in a hospital or other healthcare institutes in Switzerland you should at least have level B2 in German, but they prefer level C1.

Vacancies in Switzerland

Questions?

For any questions about Switzerland our recruiter is happy to help you.

Nina Pahlplatz

Nina Pahlplatz

Senior recuiter

More information about switzerland

Chapter 01

General information

Current page.
Chapter 02

Terms of employment

Chapter 03

Accreditation Switzerland

Chapter 04

Residence and work permit

Chapter 05

Finance and insurance

Chapter 06

Children and Family life

Chapter 07

About working and living

Chapter 08

Culture and living Conditions

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