Workshops about social services (for children, youth and families, public and private sectors)
Presentations and discussions about attitudes, methods, and experiences
Visiting social service facilities
Intercultural exchange with other participants and professionals
Host family living
Participants are responsible for organizing their visa to Switzerland/Schengen.
The Co-president of CIF Switzerland will issue an invitation letter on behalf of the Swiss embassy, if required by visa protocols.
In case participants wish to stay on for up to two days longer due to Easter Holidays, this will be made possible. Beyond these dates CIF Switzerland cannot take on any responsibilities.
Participation requires full commitment: therefore, family member or friends’ visits during the program are not accepted. CIF Switzerland responsibility for any such friends or family members.
Fee for each participant: 400 Swiss francs
To be paid upon arrival. Reductions are possible on notification at the time of registration
Transport within the program is paid for by CIF Switzerland
Host families are responsible for accommodation, breakfast and dinner.
Participants are responsible for their travel costs to Switzerland, their own lunches and for extra expenses which are not related to their participation in the actual program.
Complete registration form
Send it to your national branch or contact person of CIF, or if not applicable, to CIF Switzerland
An interview with you will be arranged to discuss details.
The CIF representative of your country will send the form to CIF Switzerland, together with a recommendation letter. Deadline December 15th, 2022
A certificate proving that the participant has health insurance, covering medical treatment, hospital stays and medication for the full period.
To be provided by mail one month before arrival. CIF Switzerland cannot cover health expenses and takes no such responsibility.
Due to COVID there might be additional documents necessary, depending on the situation (certificate, test results). You will be updated during the application process.