The country Switzerland

Switzerland is located centrally in Europe surrounded by five countries. To the north borders Germany, to the east Austria and Liechtenstein, to the west is France, and to the south is Italy. The people of […]

Democracy and politics in Switzerland

The Swiss people describe themselves as a will-nation (i.e. a nation of strong intentions). The term has been created since the country does not constitute an ethnic, linguistic or religious unity. Switzerland has since 1848 […]

The future Switzerland

The Swiss consensus model (a hybrid model) Switzerland is what you might call a political nation where diversity is not perceived as an obstacle to national unity, but rather as a national hallmark. The Swiss […]