Royal traditions, football and British humour are part of England, Wales and Scotland just as rural cottages or multicultural cities. Sipping a cup of tea, you improve your English skills at the heart of the language almost automatically.

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Age -  no restrictions for Swiss nationals

Requirements -  completed federal vocational training

Duration of stay -  no limitations

Visa fee -  EU, no visa fee (costs of mentoring program Birkenvale and insurance coverage apply)


Government support

If the practical training starts within the first year after completion of the federal vocational training, applicants are eligible for financial grants of the mobility program between Switzerland and the EU. Please contact us for more details.


Based on the bilateral contracts between Switzerland and Great Britain, Swiss nationals do not need a visa to work in the UK. The implications of the BREXIT are not yet known. Until further notice, internships in Great Britain can be done without any restrictions.