Social Information

Purpose: To facilitate integration in the Host-States, at the arrival and during the stay and to direct you to the appropriate services

Language courses

  • for children and adults - French for foreigners in particular 

Pre-school and child-minding facilities

  • nurseries, crèches, qualified child-minders

Private household employee, Au pair

  • procedures for hiring staff
  • procedure for hiring private household employee in Switzerland only


  • different education systems
  • choice of school

Employment possibilities for spouses of members of personnel

  • types of work permit
  • bodies offering support in job search
  • recognition of diploma


  • list of practitioners speaking various languages
  • addresses of emergency medical services


  • tips to find accommodation
  • support in case of difficulties


  • list of certified translators, legal drop-in sessions...