Living and working in Geneva

If you are considering working for GAVI in Geneva or have already accepted a job with the Alliance, you may find this information about living and working in Geneva of use.

Rental property
  • Comprehensive list of rental agencies
    Geneva Welcome Centre
  • Classfied ads for housing
    WRS Radio
  • Mandatory Swiss residential taxes
    Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Mandatory credit check for renting
    Certificate of non-pursuit
  • Legal guide to rentals
    Geneva Welcome Centre

Local news in English
  • Tribune de Geneve
    Geneva's daily newspaper
  • Geneva Lunch
    Geneva news blog


Medical care

Learning French

  • Theatre in English
    Geneva English Drama Society
  • National Swiss event calendar
    Memento Guide
  • Official Swiss tourism website
    My Switzerland
  • Networking for professional women
    Geneva Women in International Trade

  • Train excursions
    My Switzerland
  • Airport information
    Geneva Airport
  • Boat rides on Lake Geneva
    Mouettes Genevoises Navigation

Finding things
  • Geneva government directory
    City of Geneva
  • Embassies list
    Swiss Broadcasting Corporation
  • Concierge service (hourly rate)
    Helping hands

For children
  • School directory
    City of Geneva
  • Playground directory
    City of Geneva
  • Amusement park
    Forest Land