Coronavirus outbreak

Normal entry requirements apply to persons entering Switzerland from Schengen states, EU member states, certain small European states and certain states outside Europe. For all other third-country citizens travelling directly from a high-risk country, entry restrictions apply when they enter Switzerland.
From Monday, 8 February, special rules apply for people entering Switzerland. Depending on the type of travel, they might have to fill out a form for incoming travellers, show proof of a negative test and/or go into quarantine.
Travelers to Switzerland can find up-to-date information on the website of the State Secretariat for Migration and the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

To contain the spread of the virus there are nationwide and cantonal measures in place in the form of requirements, obligations and prohibitions (bans). Details on Federal Government measures can be found on the website of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health. Information on cantonal measures is available on each canton‘s website. You will find a collection of links to cantonal information sites at (in German, French or Italian).

Detailed information on the latest developments and actions taken on the European level is provided by the European Commission.

The Federal Office of Public Health provides information on the current situation in Switzerland and international, Federal Government measures, contact details and frequently asked questions on how to deal with COVID-19.






Welcome to EURAXESS in Switzerland


Welcome to the portal of EURAXESS Switzerland. We provide information and assistance to researchers (leaflet (2.28 MB) as well as employers (leaflet (2.38 MB) - by means of this portal and with the support of our national EURAXESS Centres.

This portal contains practical information concerning professional and daily life, as well as information on job and funding opportunities. The EURAXESS Centres help researchers and their family to plan and organize their move to a foreign country, providing assistance in all matters related to mobility.

All services of the EURAXESS Network are free of charge.



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Swiss universities and research institutions offer excellent career opportunities for scientists, developers, researchers, postdocs, academic staff, and professors.

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You can find a wealth of information on research funding throughout Europe: from individual grants to supporting start-ups.

If you have a question regarding your application for a European project, please contact the EURESEARCH network.

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Notification of Arrival

If you intend to stay in Switzerland without transferring your domicile here and without taking up gainful employment, you may stay here for a maximum period of three months without notifying the competent authorities.

In the event of taking up residence here for a period exceeding three months and/or if you wish to pursue gainful employment, you should notify your commune of residence within 14 days of your arrival.



EURAXESS Assistance

EURAXESS Centres is a network of 14 centres located in 11 Swiss cities. If you are a mobile researcher, the EURAXESS Centres can assist you and your family in every step of your move, starting in your home country and continuing until you have settled in a new one.




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