Embassy of Switzerland in the Republic of Korea

The Embassy is closed from September 28 till 29 due to the Korean Holiday Chuseok

The embassy premises in Seoul

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2016/17

The Swiss government, through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS), awards various postgraduate scholarships to Korean scholars and researchers:

  • Research scholarship
  • PhD scholarship
  • Postdoc scholarship
  • Fine Arts scholarships

These scholarships provide graduates from all fields with the opportunity to pursue doctoral or postdoctoral research in Switzerland at one of the public funded university or recognised institution.

For more information and to order the application package, please click here


A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and the Republic of Korea

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy

Visas for persons living in South Korea

Information on visa requirement, procedure to submit an entry visa application to a Swiss representation and visa application form


Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc...

Embassy's Newsletter

The Swiss embassy publishes a newsletter containing information on culture, science and politics


Local and international news and events related to the country