How to immigrate to Switzerland as an American?
I have always admired Switzerland and am considering living there after I graduate from university. Unfortunately, I have zero knowledge of German. I speak some French and Italian, and my fiancé is fluent in French. We both work in the computer field - he is a web developer and I am studying to be a database administrator. My question is, how likely is it that we would be able to live and find jobs in Switzerland? What sort of availability is there for computer related jobs there? And how difficult would it be to acquire jobs as foreigners? Thanks for any insight.
Asked By: nyx コト - 3/24/2011
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I'm Swiss, so I have never had to bother with the immigration restrictions here. But I have some general information that might be of interest to you... More
Answered By: MacUser - 3/25/2011
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You need to be very wealthy ..speak a few language ...and have contacts http://www.bfm.admin.ch/bfm/en/home/themen/einreise/merkblatt_einreise.html
Answered By: Uncle - 3/24/2011
Switzerland is among the most difficult countries in the world for anyone to immigrate. It's also extremely difficult to get any employment visa. For employment visas, the employer has to prove there are no Swiss qualified for the job - fat chance! Swiss are highly educated and there's little chance of that to begin... More
Answered By: ibu guru - 3/24/2011
It is very difficult in Switzerland, but as a web developer I think its always easier, because there English is a common language. I found some information about visa etc http://www.justlanded.com/english/Switzerland/Visas-Permits
Answered By: Steven Slanger - 3/25/2011
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