International Bern Welcome Desk
Are you a member of the diplomatic or consular corps, working for a multilateral institution, or employed by an international company? Are you moving to Bern from abroad or do you already live here but still have questions? The International Bern Welcome Desk provides you and your family with key information on everything you need to know about relocation, living, education, family, health, leisure, events and authorities in Bern. Our advice is individualized, impartial, free of charge, and available in various languages.
As the official contact and liaison office of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, the Canton and City of Bern, the International Bern Welcome Desk looks forward to making your time here a success.
Fernweh Festival in Bern (29.-31.10.21)
This autumn, you don't have to travel far to satisfy your longing for faraway places. From 29 to 31 October, the Fernweh (Wanderlust) Festival will take place all over Bern. More than 100 associations and numerous embassies are taking part in the festival with a wide range of activities.
Arriving in BernWelcome to Bern, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a city with one of the highest standards of living in Europe. We're so glad you're here! Our goal is to assist you with any questions or concerns you might have so that you can settle in to your new surroundings as quickly as possible.Arriving in BernMore
Living in BernWhether you are an art lover, hiker or gourmet fan, Bern and its surrounding regions have something to offer for everyone. In addition to insider tips on leisure, you will also find further information regarding family, employment and education.Living in BernMore
News and EventsGet to know the international community and the activites that are organized to promote intercultural exchange. Talking about events: regardless whether you need support for visiting a location, an event or finding a business hotel, we support you with our insider knowledge.News and EventsMore
All about usThe International Bern Welcome Desk is affiliated with the Destination Management Organisation Bern Welcome. Its primary objective is to provide support to the diplomatic and consular corps, staff of multilateral institutions and international companies during their stay in Bern.All about usMore