Switzerland

My Year Abroad in Italy and Switzerland in 5 photos

Here, Emily sums up her experience in Forlì, Italy, and Geneva, Switzerland, in 5 photographs.

by Emily Maybanks

 
 
Italy

A to Z of my year abroad in Italy and Switzerland

by Emily Maybanks
 
Study Abroad

Extracurricular activities at the Université de Genève

by Emily Maybanks
 
Accommodation

Finding a place to live in Geneva

by Marten Hinz
 
Money

10 ways to save money while living in Switzerland

by Fiona Scott
 
France

4 reasons to forget France and switch to Switzerland!

by Helen Parkinson
 
Durham Uni

22 reasons to choose Switzerland over Germany

by Georgia Scanlon

Mole Diaries

 
German

The Mole Diaries: Bern

by Georgia Scanlon

Questions about Switzerland

Q

How do I make friends abroad?

Geneva

Though I wouldn't say I'm an introvert, it's massively difficult making friends on a year abroad - especially when you aren't at a university or in small place. I would suggest looking on Facebook to...

Q

Studying at Geneva University?

Geneva
Q

Finding accommodation in Geneva?

Geneva

Hi there! Strangely enough, Marten has JUST written an article for us on this very subject! I hope it helps :)Finding a place to live in GenevaGood luck!TYA Team x

Q

Is going home for Christmas/Easter refreshing?

Italy

Hiya! Most students find their family and friends want them to come home so they can quiz them on all things 'Year Abroad', while you get to touch base and re-stock on home comforts for Part 2 - if yo...

Q

Finding work experience on your year abroad?

Work experience
Q

Very homesick and would like some advice?

Homesick

Hi there! I just thought I'd let you know that even though I've finished now this time two years ago I was feeling exactly the same as you! My first question is are there any other people from your un...

Q

Finding accommodation in Geneva, Switzerland?

Switzerland
Q

As a UK student going to work in Switzerland, what insurance do I need to g...

Health Insurance

Hiya,There's loads of useful information about sorting out year abroad insurance on ThirdYearAbroad.com. That should point you in the right direction!The TYA Team

Q

Recommended rail passes?

Railcards

Hello :) I just spent 6 months in Switzerland so can tell you a little about rail cards out there. You have a few options - either the half fare card (halbtax) which gets you all tickets at half price...

Student Blogs

 
Thoughts

A Bucket Full of Wanderlust

by Lena El-Sheikh

Join our weekly newsletter

All the latest articles, questions and jobs to help you become a global graduate

The Best of the Rest

 
Durham Uni

22 reasons to choose Switzerland over Germany

by Georgia Scanlon
 
Switzerland

Switzerland

by Georgia Scanlon
 
German

The Mole Diaries: Bern

by Georgia Scanlon
 
Mole Diaries

The Mole Diaries: Geneva (Volume 2)

by Samara Brackley
 
Mole Diaries

The Mole Diaries: Geneva

by Lucy Fisher
 
Vienna

Kirstie studied abroad in Vienna and Geneva and in now a translator for Siemens

by Global Graduates
 
Translation

Mary is a Lawyer-Linguist at the Court of Justice of the EU Communities in Luxembourg

by Global Graduates
 
Marseille

Philip was a Language Assistant in Marseille and is now working for the UN in Geneva.

by Global Graduates