According to the Statistics on the Swiss Abroad compiled by the Federal Statistical Office, in 2017 around 752,000 Swiss citizens were registered with Swiss representations abroad. The Swiss community abroad has grown in recent years. If it were a canton it would be Switzerland's fourth largest in terms of population.
Swiss nationals living abroad
ASO Summer courses in Switzerland for young Swiss abroad
Summer Programs for young Swiss in Canada:
The Organisation of the Swiss Abroad gives the opportunity to young Swiss living abroad to get to know their home country. Participation in our holiday and training offers will forge friendships and strengthen their ties with Switzerland.
In our offers for young Swiss Abroad, the participants are sure to get an exciting experience at reasonable prices. They get to know the country, the people and make friends with other young Swiss of their own age from all over the world.
Program highlights include:
Leisure and discovery Camps
La Punt: Canton Grisons
Education offers/language courses
10.11.-16.11.2014 (Youth Parliament Session)
Alongside various Swiss associations abroad, the OSA promotes relations among Swiss nationals and between the latter and their home country. It represents their interests in Switzerland, publishes the periodical «Swiss Review» and provides a broad range of services (e.g. youth exchange programmes, emergency assistance fund).
Organisation of the Swiss Abroad