American Women's Club of Zurich

Resources and Useful Links

Here are helpful links and information sources for helping you settle into Zurich.

Message from the U.S. Embassy Bern - STEP

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Stay Informed.  Sign up for our free Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (formerly known as “Travel Registration” or “Registration with Embassies”) to receive the latest travel updates and information!

When you sign up, you will automatically receive the most current information we compile about the country where you will be traveling or living. You will also receive updates, including Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts (where appropriate). You only need to sign up once, and then you can add and delete trips from your account based on your current travel plans!

For more information and to enroll click here.

Living in Zurich® Handbook

The Most Comprehensive Guidebook to Life in Zurich as an Expat.  Get yours today! 

awcz liz ugOver 25 years ago, the 400-page Living in Zurich® handbook was developed as part of the AWCZ's popular Living in Zurich® course. The comprehensive and popular handbook, compiled by long term residents of Switzerland, contains detailed information about the ins and outs of living in Switzerland and specifically in Zurich. It covers such topics as housing, shopping, schools, health care, banking, insurance and public transportation, as well as events and festivals, cultural arts, dining and travel.  It's a must have for Expats!

The Living in Zurich® Handbook is CHF 50 for AWCZ Members and CHF 60 for Non-Members. Receive a CHF 10 discount by attending an AWCZ event at the Clubhouse. 

You can order your copy of the Living in Zurich® Handbook and pick it up at the Clubhouse or have it mailed to your home in Switzerland or abroad for an additional shipping fee. For shipping to locations within Switzerland add CHF 8, outside Switzerland within Europe, please add CHF 15.  Shipping to USA or Asia, please add CHF 30.

Please contact us for more information or to order your handbook today!

Useful Links

 

computerThere are many resources for those currently living abroad or planning to relocate to Switzerland. Many of the useful links listed are offered in English. Some may open on a German language page, and you should find a way to select English - for example by clicking on the UK or American flag.

US Embassy Bern
US Consular Agency Zurich
Schengen Visa Info
U.S. Passports & International Travel

 

EXPAT SITES & FORUMS

 

AMERICAN/EXPAT ORGANIZATIONS IN ZURICH

 

SWISS GOVERNMENT OFFICES/DEPARTMENTS

 

ZURICH EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

 

LANGUAGE LEARNING

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEWS

 

SWISS TRAVEL & TOURISM

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

US REPRESENTATION & LEGALITIES

 

BUSINESS

 

FAMILY & PARENTING

 

 
MISC. SERVICES

Please note that the resources and listings in this section are not endorsed by or affiliated with the AWCZ. Please contact us with any updates or corrections to this list.

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