Useful Links

(most links are in English, where they are not, it has been noted alongside)

Local Tourist Information
Zug Tourismus : The official tourist office of Zug, which gives information in English about sightseeing, shopping, culture, events and restaurants.

Zuger Altstadt : Lots of information about the area of the old town of Zug. (German Only)

Local Services

Zug Online : A very informative guide to living in the town of Zug.  Lots of practical information on services including health, transport, culture and economy.

Kanton Zug: Useful information for individuals and business about services in the canton of Zug including healthcare, education, housing, tax and immigration.

Zug Cantonal Library : An excellent library to which the ZIWC contributes English books, DVDs etc. (German Only)

Zeba - Information on waste collection and recycling centres (Ökihöfe) in the Zug Canton, (in German but you can download a leaflet 'Waste' in English)


SBB (Schweizerische Bundesbahn) the Swiss national train service, including timetables and online ticket sales

ZVB (Zugerland Verkehrsbetriebe) the Zug bus service.

Zugersee Schiffahrt Ferries on Lake Zug

ZBB (Zugerbergbahn): Transport on Zugerberg

Expat Information & Societies - Zug

 website in English tailored to the international ex-pat community in Zug with useful information about Zug, Switzerland and links to lots of other useful sites. It also includes daily local news, translated into English -  Zug Post all in English).

FMZ (Fachstelle Migration Zug) will answer questions and provide assistance with issues relating to work, education, family life, law, finance, health, social security.

Expat guide Is designed as a practical reference work to assist you in finding your way around well and in feeling at home in Zug (to be ordered-free of charge). 

International Mums and Kids Club Zug a playgroup which provides a supportive environment with other mums and kids to develop lasting friendships. 

Zug International Men's Club Our ‘brother club’ for international men in Zug.

The English Theatre Group of Zug The English Theatre Group of Zug was founded in 1986 and has since become a well known theatre and musical group in and around Zug.It is a non-profit association of amateur performers and supporters.

Zug International Business Forum 

International expat, entrepreneur, or professional in Zug? Need information about work permits, starting a business, hiring an attorney, Zug's tax structure, where to get language training, or finding international schools? Whether you need information or contacts, ZIBF has something for you! Websites for Women

Fertility Support
 This group is to enable the sharing of knowledge, resources, and support. Please join if you are suffering from primary/secondary infertility, have struggled with years of infertility and wish to offer insight and understanding to others, or have come to terms with never having children.

Open Door Network "Open Door" is a network of International Women's Associations which are non-political, non-religious, non-commercial and where membership is open to all nationalities to offer inter-club contact and communication.

Expat Information & Societies – 
Rest of Switzerland

Swiss News Swiss News is Switzerland's only English-language monthly, focusing exclusively on Swiss news and events, but from an expatriate's perspective.

Inside Switzerland Magazine Inside Switzerland is a 100-page quarterly print magazine, in English, for international expatriate men and women living in the whole of Switzerland and Swiss English speakers too.

Expatica Expatica provides daily news, features and practical information on living abroad in English for the international communities in Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Germany, France, Luxembourg and the UK. 

Expat Women is the largest global website helping women living overseas. It contains blogs, readers' stories, invaluable country resource pages, interviews with successful expat women, loads of motivational articles and an inspirational blog and monthly newsletter. 

Expat Expo Expat-Expo is an exhibition that brings together goods and services providers, such as doctors, accountants and lawyers, schools and day-care, clubs and churches, even specialty food items and much more. 

AngloINFO Zürich Everything you need for life in Zürich, Basel, Bern, Lucerne & Zug - local information you can trust. 

Business & Professional Women of Switzerland One of the biggest and oldest professional networks for women, both in Switzerland and world-wide. 

International Women's Club of Lucerne Provides opportunities for international women in Lucerne to come together. 

Zurich International Women's Association  Brings together women of all ages and nationalities to help celebrate different cultures, expand viewpoints and build friendships.

American Women's Club of Zurich                  for Americans and non-Americans with close ties to the US.

Where Americans are Welcome -Expats   Americans Welcome.

The Anglo-Swiss Club Lucerne A social club open to all who wish to meet people and make new friends using English as the language of communication.

Other useful sites

My Switzerland: Official website of Switzerland Tourism. Switzerland’s official website and the main point of access to online information issued by the federal government, the cantons and local authorities.

Switzerland Mobility: Maps for Hiking, Cycling, Mountainbiking, Skating & Canoeing around Switzerland. 

Cineman - Movie info in English: For movie aficionados - movie info in Switzerland now in English, including movie reviews, infos, trailers, comments, etc.

Doodle: Doodle is a web-based tool to find suitable dates for appointments with other people. No authentication or registration is necessary. This makes Doodle particularly useful for people who do not use one common calendar or groupware system. Doodle can be used to find dates for meetings, dinners, cinema, events, etc.

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