Resumption of Visa Services

 Embassy Bern Resumes Limited Visa Services   Starting July 15, 2020, Embassy Bern will resume processing of limited categories of non-immigrant visa applications. At this time, we are prioritizing services for citizens and residents of Switzerland. National Interest Exceptions The following categories of travelers may now qualify for national interest exceptions (NIEs) under Presidential Proclamation …

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Flexibility & Optimism: The Swiss and U.S. Fulbright Exchange During COVID-19

U.S. Fulbrighters in Switzerland In September 2019, 13 students from the United States arrived in Switzerland to conduct research in their respective fields of study. They spread out over the country, from Basel to Lucerne, Fribourg, Bern, Lausanne, and Geneva. Filled with excitement, they were eager to capitalize on a year of living the Swiss …

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Call for Applications for the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute

Interested in learning about diplomacy, exploring global issues, community activism and American culture? Then you should apply for the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The fellowship takes place from the end of June to the end of July 2020 (exact dates will be communicated later), all costs will …

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Call for Applications for the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute

  Interested in learning about diplomacy, exploring global issues, community activism and American culture? Then you should apply for the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The fellowship takes place from June 29-July 27, 2019, all costs will be paid for. The application deadline is February 18, 2019. Last year’s participant …

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