Guide to the Grisons
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Welcome to the Grisons
You have decided to live, work, and research in this beautiful Swiss mountain canton. With the following information we would like to assist you to settle in quickly and feel at home in your new environment. Our guide to the Grisons is also available as a PDF.
The Academia Raetica offers information and advice for scientists new to the region, or new to Switzerland, as well as support in all matters concerning everyday life in Switzerland and the Grisons.
For information on Switzerland, we further recommend the information hub for foreign and prospective students "Switzerland+" from swissuniversities.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Tel. +41 081 410 60 84
1 Research location Grisons
The range of teaching and research activities in the Grisons is surprisingly varied. The majority of research institutes, clinics, and tertiary education organizations in the Grisons and the surrounding areas are part of the network of Academia Raetica.
2 Moving & settling in
What type of visa or permit do I need to enter Switzerland? What customs regulations do I have to observe when entering Switzerland? Where can I find the best apartments? How do I open a bank account? Before entering Switzerland and during the first months of your stay many organizational questions arise. We help you to tackle these questions.
7 Discover the Grisons
Start exploring the Grisons in your free time. Discover impressive landscapes, a diverse culture, and culinary specialties. In the section “Discover the Grisons”, you will find information on destinations, culture, cuisine, sports activities, events, and clubs. On the official tourism website for the Grisons, you will find plenty of suggestions for recreational activities and get to know the tourist highlights of the different regions.