Are you a citizen of a non-EU/EEA country ?
- Then you need a VISA to travel to Switzerland and take up your employment
- Visa application needs to be submitted from abroad
- Consult the Swiss consular authorities in your country of residence as soon as possible after receiving your employment offer
- We recommend you to contact directly the ISTE secretariat (email@example.com) if you need specific information to begin your visa application process
For official information visit the following link : Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland
For both non-EU and EU citizens, a work permit is required before taking up employment in Switzerland. This permit is obtained after arrival in Switzwerland in your city of residence.
You would need your work contract as well as other documents, which would be provided to you by the ISTE secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) in order to obtain a residence permit.
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Generally, the cost of living in Switzerland is high. However, the ultimate living cost of an individual will generally depend on living habits and preferences. Below is an indicative student budget.