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Last update on November 05, 2019

Expatica’s selection of expat groups in Zurich.

Below you find our selection of expat groups in Zurich (in alphabetical order). Should you wish to add a an expat group, please feel free to contact us or add your group to our A-Z Listings.

American Club of Zurich

The principal objectives of ACZ are to promote a community spirit among American and Canadian residents of the Zurich area, to assist Americans and Canadians in their adjustment to a new culture, to foster fellowship and promote friendly relationships among the Members of ACZ and between them and their host community, and to maintain good relations and cooperate with other organizations in Zurich with similar goals or purposes.

American Women’s Club of Zurich

The American Women’s Club of Zurich (AWCZ) is a non-profit, volunteer organization providing friendship and support among American women, as well as non-American women having close ties with the United States. Our primary goal is to facilitate the integration of members into the Swiss community.

Asian Ladies Club of Switzerland

Non-profit social organization dedicated to promoting a better awareness and understanding of other cultures. Open to ladies from Asian countries and non-Asian ladies who have an affinity to Asia. Based in Urdorf.

Aussies Aborad

Aussies Abroad is a social network aiming to foster contact and cultural exchange between fellow Australians, or people with significant connections or links to Australia, who are living in Switzerland. This network gives Aussies the opportunity to contact other Aussies, exchange anecdotes and information, and perhaps soothe that feeling of homesickness or longing for the Sunburnt Country.

British Business Luncheon Club

The British Business Luncheon Club was founded in the 1950s and is a non profit-making organisation with currently about 80 members. It is an informal group which generally meets on the first Tuesday of the month.

Democrats Abroad

Democrats Abroad is the official Democratic Party organization for the millions of Americans living outside the United States. They work to advance the principles of their Party by spreading the Democratic message to Americans abroad and encouraging them to vote for Democratic candidates back home.


A community for expats and locals in Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Zurich and Basel. A good way to get information, join activities and meet people.

Indian Association Zurich

The Indian Association Zurich was founded as the Indian Student‘s Association by seven young and determined students of the Swiss Federal Institute of technology and the University of Zurich on 15 August 1954. It became the Indian Association Zurich in the 1960s. Today it caters tothe Indian community in and around Zurich, but also  organises programmes and activity in cooperation with other organisations in Zurich and other Indian Associations in Switzerland.

International Ski Club of Zurich

The ISCZ is an international skiing and social club for people living in the Zürich area. The Ski Club arranges activities such as a ski school, ski weekends, ski days and social events.

New Zealand Association of Switzerland

The New Zealand Association of Switzerland was founded back in 1983 by a small group of New Zealanders living in Zurich. Their main motivation was simply to be able to get together with other New Zealanders and reminisce about home. Over the years the club has grown from strength to strength and presently there are over 100 member households in Switzerland.

Professional Women’s Group of Zurich

The PWGZ helps women to create an inspiring, international career support network. They value the diversity of experience that comes from a wide range of professions and career paths as they evolve over time. The PWGZ strives for excellence, openness and warmth in all of our activities.

Swiss American Chamber of Commerce

The American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerlans (AmCham) is a non-profit, non-governmental, non-political, voluntary organization of companies and individuals who invest in and trade between the United States of America and Switzerland.

Toastmasters Zurich

Toastmasters is the world’s leading organization dedicated to helping its members learn to speak effectively, both in professional and personal situations, by using a set of manuals.

Zurich International Club

The Zurich International Club is a growing circle of friends with common interests who meet and make new acquaintances in the relaxed atmosphere of a variety of social gatherings. Members are dynamic, young-feeling expatriates or Swiss nationals with careers and an international mindset who currently reside in or around Zürich.

Zurich International Women’s Association

ZIWA brings together women of all ages and nationalities to help celebrate different cultures, expand our viewpoints and build friendships. With over 650 members representing 65 different nationalities, ZIWA is dynamic, very international and most importantly fun!