Living in China

This page was created to centralize all relevant and useful information for Swiss students or interns who plan to come to China and would like some information about living here. Coming to China to study or work is not an easy process; we believe the more information available, the easier the transition.

General information

Here are the contacts for the main Swiss representations in China. Most of them punctually organize event aimed at the growing Swiss community. Don’t hesitate to contact them and inquire about events. They are great opportunities to meet and connect with your peers.

Switzerland and China will celebrate the 65th anniversary of their diplomatic relations this year. To know more about the Sino-Swiss relations, please follow these links:


Guides for newcomers

First days in China can be quite overwhelming without the proper preparation and information. Try to read and research as much information as possible beforehand. Information is easily available online, but we wanted to share with you the main sources we have.

A good way to start and to get a good understanding of your future life in China is to look as survival guides. You can have a look at the following:



For further information about living in China, please feel free to contact:

Rahel Gruber
HR, Operations Manager
swissnex China