Most likely community pharmacy, industry, hospital pharmacy and research.
Length of training periods
2 weeks to 3 months
Available months and cities
Most likely from June until September in Zurich, Basel, Bern (German speaking) or Geneva, Lausanne (French speaking). Italian-speaking cities on request.
most likely host families
Board, pocket money or other financial benefits/remuneration
Placements are usually free of payment, but can vary depending on the offer. Switzerland is expensive in general.
Depends on the area the student will be placed in. (Main languages in Switzerland: German, French, and Italian)
A minimum of 2 years of study is recommended.
Information on Work Permits and Visa
- Work permit is is mandatory but will be requestet by the employer.
- The visa depends on the country of origin. For Schengen countries no visa is usually required, an identity card or passport is sufficient. (For further information, see "Overview of ID and visa provisions according to nationality" in documents)
The host / employer