«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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With these tips you easily learn Swiss German – fun guaranteed!

With these tips you easily learn Swiss German – fun guaranteed!

If you don’t feel like cramming vocabulary and declining verbs, there are many entertaining alternatives for learning Swiss German. In this article you will find tips on how to learn Swiss German in a fun and playful way. Everything is

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5 Swiss clichés that are guaranteed not to be true!

5 Swiss clichés that are guaranteed not to be true!

No matter where you go, as soon as you drive to another country or just to another city in your own country, the good old clichés stick to you. Clichés are omnipresent. Every country has them, and every tourist fights

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The interesting development of Swiss German

The interesting development of Swiss German

From Moin (in Northern Germany) to Grüßgott (in Southern Germany), Grüessech (in Berne), Grüezi (in Zurich) to Servus (in Austria), the German language has many forms. What is usually called Schwiizerdüütsch in contrast to High German (the standard written German

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The most beautiful cross-country ski runs in Switzerland

The most beautiful cross-country ski runs in Switzerland

Switzerland is the winter sports paradise of all. But it doesn’t always have to be alpine skiing. In Switzerland you can practice a wide variety of sports, depending on your personal taste. Cross-country skiing has become increasingly popular in recent

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New year, new motivation: how to conjugate verbs in Swiss German

New year, new motivation: how to conjugate verbs in Swiss German

The New Year is only 3 days old. Everything is still fresh and our resolutions are still valid. Therefore, there is no better moment than NOW to learn Swiss German to follow your long cherished intention. We support you as

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The best Santa Claus sayings in Swiss German

December 6 is Saint Nicholas Day in Switzerland. Then, together with his helper “Schmutzli” he visits all the children to see if they have been well-behaved. If you have children, we have compiled the best Santa Claus sayings in Swiss

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