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Bridging Cultures Relocation & Inter Relocation
Im Marbach 55
Tel: (079) 226-9641
Tel: (01) 720-6508
Fax: (01) 720-9992
Bridging Cultures Relocation based in Zurich/Zug offers a wide range of presonal, tailor made and efficient services to both corporate clients and private individuals throughout Switzerland and worldwide through our international network partners. All aspects of relocation are covered including: Homeseach, Pre-Arrival & Destination Services, Settling in Programs, Spouse Career counseling, Educational Services, Cross Cultural Training, Departure Services, Open program for Expatriates and L.I.N.C.S. Support Line.Offers Bridging Cultures Workshops, Living Internationally Courses, Relocation Services, Organizational Programs and Consulting Services for the expatriate community in Switzerland.
Coaching, Events & Kommunikation
Ob. Schöntalstr. 21
CH- 8406 Winterthur
Tel: +41 78 790 43 01
Integration into Swiss German Culture – practise oriented cross-cultural learning!
o live or work in the German speaking area of Switzerland?
o are a Swiss expat returning to your home country?
o are a Swiss German living or working with expats?
o are eager to find out intercultural differences?
o are curious to discover all details of the Swiss German culture?
o need to understand Swiss German behaviour?
o want to discover your own cultural and intercultural competences?
o want to network with other expats?
You’ll learn about...
o Intercultural Background and Theory
o The Top ten musts of Swiss German culture
o Intercultural competences
o Other cultures and
o Create your own personal and unique intercultural competence
The solution focused and resource oriented intercultural learning process is based on theory and real-life exercises, intercultural literature and progress reports and personal experiments.
LifeQuest: Center for Holistic Psychology & Coaching
Dr. Lille Springall, CPC, ACC
Psychologist & Certified Professional Coach (ICF accredited)
Tel: +41 43 818 4629
Are you going through a challenging phase in your life? Are you feeling doubtful, confused, unsure or even overwhelmed about some aspect of your life? Or perhaps you have decided that there is some part, or parts of your life you want to change, but you are not sure how?
In everyone's life there are times of doubt, change, crisis or confusion when the right way forward is not clear.
If you are going through such a phase, we can help you to move forward by helping you to:
- Have greater clarity
- Make the decisions that are really right for you
- Proactively manage stress and emotional overwhelm
- Feel more self-confident, centered, calm and in balance
- Take the proactive, positive action necessary for you to move forward and achieve your goals
- Overcome inner barriers and obstacles by enabling you to identify and transform disempowering emotional, behavioural and psychological patterns
We offer a holistic coaching approach, which provides people with a powerful and effective way to move forward and to create long-lasting, positive results. Contact us at any time for a complimentary 30 minute, individual, information consultation.
Foreigner Integration Technics Switzerland
CH - Switzerland
Tel: 079 5096244
What Is FIT-Swiss?
Foreigner Integration Technics Switzerland (FIT-Swiss) is a new way of integrating into life in Switzerland and enabling the Swiss to be culturally and globally competitive. FIT-Swiss is a multi-cultural, completely autono-mous, non-profit, non-governmental association which helps both foreigners living in Switzerland and Swiss nationals to maximize their personal and their professional potential by providing:
~ cross-cultural forums, workshops, and other learning and self-development opportunities
~ all-encompassing, integration and acculturation programs and services to foreigners and Swiss coming back to Switzerland after having lived abroad in partnership with a wide network of partner-companies and affiliates
~ networking opportunities
~ career management
~ socio-cultural events and other leisure opportunities
Note 03.02.15 : not sure if this business is still running - website looks outdated - have emailed.
Living Cultures – Intercultural Training and Consulting
Expatriates have roots in one culture while they are building connections to another in an attempt to bridge the two. Bridging Cultures programs help individuals deepen an understanding of the emotional and intellectual process involved in an international move. They are designed to facilitate adaptation to another culture for members of the whole family.
True adaptation means:
~ having a sense of belonging
~ feeling connected to others
~ experiencing personal growth
~ developing cross-cultural awareness
For further information please contact:
Living in Zurich (LIZ) - Orientation Program
Sponsored by American Women's Club of Zurich
Tel: 044 240 4455
Fax: 044 240 4457
The AWC Zurich will once again be offering Living in Zurich (LIZ), a 5 part orientation program for newcomers of all nationalities to the Zurich area. LIZ was first offered by the AWCZ in 1983, and continues, as a nonprofit community service, to facilitate the transition of new English speaking residents to this exciting and dynamic community. The course is accompanied by the Living in Zurich ® handbook which contains over 400 pages of valuable information on Swiss life.
Register online today at: www.awczurich.org
The Stork Knows
The Stork Knows offers courses and workshops related to parenting, ranging in topics from behaviour and development issues to raising multilingual children.
General Willie-Strasse 21
Tel: (01) 201-5600
Offers German / Swiss German Courses for Individuals, Groups as well as Information on Zurich and Switzerland.
Orientation courses for expatriates & newcomers to Switzerland
Tel: (041) 783 1680
Fax: (041)783 1681
Mobile: (076) 418 2829
Swiss KitsTM is based in Zug, Central Switzerland and offers a wide range of tailor-made orientation and relocation services to both corporate clients and private individuals.
In a professional yet relaxed environment we will look at what it means to move to and live in Switzerland and provide you with all the tools you need to really enjoy and benefit from your Swiss Experience.
The Swiss and life in Switzerland – etiquette, do's and don'ts, a little history, a little geography and even a bit of Swiss German!
Your home and your family – your neighbours, insurance, renting and rental contracts, health matters, recycling
Free-time and leisure – what to do, where to go, how to get there, driving, public transport
Making friends and meeting people – local clubs, societies, interest groups for all ages, keeping in touch
Shopping – where to go for a taste of home, translations, local equivalents
Language schools – where, when, how much, High-German or Swiss-German?
If you wish to arrange a course outside of these dates, for instance on a one-to-one basis, please contact us.
Tel: (01) 382-2772
Fax: (01) 382-2772
Tungli Consulting is a cross-cultural management company. It offers consultancy and training services about general cultural awareness and the Swiss business culture. It also provides practical advice as to how to make the most of your expatriate life in general and your stay in Switzerland in particular. Tungli Consulting covers a number of cultures in addition to the Swiss, so whether you are new to Switzerland or moving to another country, Tungli Consulting can assist you.