American Women’s Club of Basel
P.O. Box 2161, 4002 Basel
Tel.: 061 261 40 55
Year founded: 1947
Purpose: Further social relationship among members; promote friendly relations with the host Country; Contribute financial aid primarily to local Swiss philanthropic organizations
English Speaking Playgroup Association
English Speaking Playgroup/School
Tel.: 031 332 92 92
Year founded: 1985
Members: 200 Families
Purpose: A non-profit organization run by a committee of parents and teachers for children 0-18 years of age; the aim and purpose of the ESP is to provide a happy, stimulating and positive learning environment to develop children’s English language skills. The classes are compatible with the Swiss school schedule.
International Club of Bern
Tel.: 031 922 02 62
Tel. (Membership): 031 921 29 76
Year founded: 1991
Purpose: Social and cultural activities
Swiss-American Society Bern
Contact: Ms. Silvya Handy
Year founded: 1948
Purpose: Promotion of Swiss-American relations
American Citizens Abroad
ACA, Inc. is a worldwide organization, now based in Washington DC, serving American Citizens worldwide.
Georgetown University Alumni Club of Switzerland
Year founded: 2007
Purpose: To foster contacts among Georgetown alumni in Switzerland, to promote alumni interests in the academic and extracurricular activities of Georgetown, and to promote and encourage communication between Georgetown and its alumni residing in Switzerland.
The American International Club of Geneva
Case Postale 371, 1211 Geneva 19
Tel.: 022 910 25 80
Fax: 022 733 62 52
Year founded: 1951
The American International Women’s Club of Geneva
11, Route de Chêne
Tel.: 022 736 01 20
Fax: 022 735 03 32
Year founded: 1958
Purpose: Community service, social and cultural activities
Republicans Abroad Switzerland
4, Avenue Krieg
P.O. Box 510
1211 Geneva 17
Tel.: 022 840 50 00
Fax: 022 840 50 55
The American International Women’s Club of Lausanne
6, avenue Eglantine, 1006 Lausanne
Tel.: 021 320 26 88
Fax: 021 320 26 88
Year founded: 1968
Purpose: Social, cultural and philanthropic activities
Swiss-American Society Lucerne
Year founded: 1962
Purpose: To promote social, economic and cultural relations between the USA and Switzerland.
Neuchatel International Club
Year founded: 1988
Purpose: Support for English-speaking families in the canton, together with organization of social and cultural events.
American Women of Ticino AWOT
Casa Mimosa, 6914 Carona
Tel.: 091 649 66 13
Fax: 091 649 66 13
Year founded: 1991
Purpose: Information on rights and responsibilities for Americans living abroad. Informal monthly meetings, topics such as citizenship, taxes, representation, education, legal rights of foreigners, usually featuring a guest speaker. Main function: support group.
American Women’s Club in Liechtenstein
Tel: 0041 78 610 01 54
Year founded: 1994
Purpose: To bring together American women living in Liechtenstein and on the nearby borders of Switzerland and Austria, to further their companionship and mutual interests, and to give them a better understanding of Liechtenstein and the surrounding countries.
Year founded: 1994
Purpose: To bring together American women living in Liechtenstein and the surrounding areas, to further their companionship and mutual interests.
American Women’s Club of Zurich (AWCZ)
Tel.: 044 240 44 55
Year founded: 1931
Purpose: ‘International friendships with an American flair! ‘ Founded in 1931, the American Women’s Club of Zurich welcomes US and North American citizens and women of all nationalities who appreciate the American way of life. Our activities and interest groups give our members many opportunities for friendship and personal development. Our philanthropic and community service projects benefit the greater Zurich area, Switzerland and the larger global community.
The AWCZ Clubhouse and English language Library for adults and children is located in the trendy Seefeld neighborhood close to museums, cinema, the Opera, restaurants, boutiques and the Lake of Zurich. It is easily accessible by public transportation (Trams 2 & 4). There are parking garages and some street parking available.
American Club of Zurich
Tel.: 079 243 56 81
Fax: 086 079 243 56 81
Year founded: 1963
Purpose: Promote a community spirit among American and Canadian residents through cultural and social events.
Cornell Club of Switzerland
c/o Dr. Christophe Zimmerli
Year Founded: 1986
Locations: Three regional chapters in Zurich (headquarters), Basel and Geneva
Purpose: To promote the relationship between its members and Cornell
University, to promote Cornell University in Switzerland and to foster
mutual acquaintances between its members
Harvard Club of Switzerland
Bellevue Holding AG
Seestrasse 16, 8700 Kuesnacht
Year Founded: 1960
Purpose: To bind the Harvard University alumni in Switzerland and promote their interests, in the academic and extracurricular activities of Harvard, to promote and encourage communication between Harvard University and its alumni residing in Switzerland.
Swiss-American Society – Zurich
(Founded in 1920 as SFUSA – Swiss Friends of the USA)
c/o Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
Talacker 41, 8001 Zurich
Tel.: +41 43 443 72 08
Year founded: 1920
Purpose: To maintain and promote friendly cultural and economic relations between Switzerland and the United States of America. Extending and enhancing the understanding of the USA in Switzerland.
Monthly luncheons with speakers from the worlds of business, education and politics, evening cultural events, and scholarship contributions for studying and graduating in the USA.
Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
Tel.: 043 443 72 00
Fax: 043 497 22 70
Year founded: 1967
Major Purpose: To further, stimulate and facilitate commerce between the United States and Switzerland and to represent the interests of its members in the matters of trade and industry between and in the two countries.
Swiss-American Society for Cultural Relations
P.O. Box 769
Tel.: 044 266 20 66
Fax: 044 266 20 70
Year founded: 1940
Purpose: Lectures, special events, promotion of Swiss-American relations.