Biel: largest bilingual city in Switzerland

Biel: largest bilingual city in Switzerland

The city of Biel in the canton of Bern is the largest bilingual city in Switzerland. The two languages, which can be heard in every street, give the city its own, friendly flair. Hallo/GrĂĽezi and bonjour, auf Wiedersehen and au

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Swiss Guard: in the name of the Pope

Swiss Guard: in the name of the Pope

Switzerland may be a small country, but its inhabitants have always been very brave in warlike conflicts. The Roman historian Tacitus attests that the Helvetians are a very combative people. The Confederates proved this especially in the 14th century: in

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«Schwingen»: the Swiss answer to wrestling

«Schwingen” is a special variant of wrestling and probably the most traditional sport in Switzerland. Even more typical than skiing. “Schwingen” is also called “Hoselupf”, which means literally translated trouser-lift, which comes from the fact that you used to grab

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The dream of studying in Switzerland

The dream of studying in Switzerland

More and more graduates are choosing Switzerland to complete their Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Today we want to take a closer look at this phenomenon. What is the motivation for young people to study in Switzerland? Why study in Switzerland?

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Switzerland’s unique political system

Switzerland’s unique political system

Every country has its own political system, and Switzerland’s political system is something very special worldwide. Switzerland is neither a purely parliamentary nor a presidential democracy. It is based on the so-called directorial system. This system of government is characterised by

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