The Directorate of European Affairs DEA publishes a series of brochures and background information on relations between Switzerland and the European Union.
All the publications are free of charge and can be ordered on-line: Order Form.
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The brochure «Switzerland and the European Union» provides an overview of the work and functioning of the EU as well as its formation and evolution. In particular, it also informs about Switzerland's relations with the EU, the bilateral agreements and the challenges for Switzerland's European policy in the coming years.
How is Switzerland concerned with the European External Action Service? The ABCs of European policy gives a short and concise answer to this and other questions and provides an overview on the political and economic relations between Switzerland and the EU.
The brochure provides basic information on the importance of the free movement of persons as well as questions that arise in regard to wages, jobs, the economy, immigration and social works.
The updated Fact sheets (status August 2014) provide an overview of the Swiss policy on the EU and discuss the most important bilateral agreements between Switzerland and the EU.
This publication provides information on the practical application of the Free Movement of Persons Agreement between Switzerland and the EU to European Nationals who would like to live and work in Switzerland.
The cooperation between the EU Member States in the field of judiciary, the police, the issuance of visas and asylum, known as the «Schengen/Dublin», has a long history. This brochure provides an overview of these two bilateral agreements.
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