The Swiss healthcare system in brief – a guide for immigrants to Switzerland.
Concrete examples about post-traumatic stress disorder, its symptoms and how they can be treated can be found in the brochure «When you just can't forget». Available in 10 languages.
Counselling centre for migrant women: FIZ advocates for the protection and rights of migrant women who are survivors of violence and exploitation.
Intercultural families and bi-national couples can find advice about life in Switzerland. The counselling centres provide information about legal, cultural and financial issues. They also answer questions about integration, partnership and family life.
A portal for those seeking voluntary work in a variety of sectors.
Employment contracts, pensions, employment law, self-employment – so many questions. This platform provides a host of answers.
The interactive online platform features various graphics to illustrate facts and figures about migration and mobility.
List of employment conditions depending on residential status, with an application form and addresses of the competent cantonal authorities.
How many people worldwide have been displaced? Which countries take in the most refugees? The UNHCR compiles comprehensive data on refugees, displaced persons and asylum-seekers.
Switzerland-wide overview of projects in which volunteers can get involved for refugees.
On this page each stage of the asylum procedure is explained.
The Swiss Refugee Council's country experts research and write country analysis reports that outline the situation in the asylum seekers' countries of origin.
The integration promotion office is the city's competence centre for migration and integration issues. The website in German and other languages contains information about life in Zurich, which can be especially helpful for newcomers.
A website on sexual health issues in over 10 languages. The information is divided into four categories: contraception, pregnancy, genitals and sexually transmitted diseases.
The portal contains health information in 56 languages. The brochures, guides, films and training materials can be downloaded free of charge and ordered online. They cover a broad range of topics: addiction, allergies, back pain, depression, pregnancy and vaccinations.
Information for undocumented migrants about important aspects of everyday life, such as healthcare, social insurance or school.
Information for job seekers, employers and agencies.
The Swiss Refugee Council offers free legal advice by phone during our legal consultation hours.