Additional Pluses

There are various facilities available for PSI staff on the Institute's site:

Day-care centre and Kindergarten, KIWI

PSI offers its staff professional child care. KIWI looks after about 80 children from the age of 3 months up to school age.

Committee for Equal Opportunities

We follow the policy of Equal Opportunities for all staff.

Dual Career Advice

Useful information for dual career partners of employees at PSI who have recently moved to Switzerland can be found here: Dual Career Information

The guidelines concerning the employment for spouses, life partners and relatives at ETHZ apply for PSI analogiously: Guidelines Dual Career ETHZ

PSI is official member of the International Dual Career Network (IDCN).

On the platform, partners of PSI employees can become part of the network and then register for the events of IDCN. The aim of the events is to connect persons who have recently moved to Switzerland with institutions and firms domiciled in the area.

Further information to the IDC Network

Video about IDCN

Staff Restaurant

Our staff restaurant, the OASE, is well known for its superior cuisine. Staff and visitors benefit from manifold healthy and reasonably priced dishes and specialties from all over the world.

PSI Guest House and Apartments

On the campus is a guesthouse offering rooms at reasonable rates, and in the nearby area we rent out various furnished apartments. Information and reservation from:

Personnel Commission

The personnel commission represents the interests of all staff versus the Institute.

Sports and Leisure

All employees can actively take part in any of the PSI Sport and Leisure Groups. Clubs at PSI

PSI Women's Group

The PSI Women's Group supports the partners of staff in integrating as quickly as possible into life in Switzerland. Please find some interesting information about living in Switzerland here.

Association for retired staff

Our retired staff can follow various activities in the association for retired staff.

Further benefits

  • SBB Half-Fare Travel Card is given free of charge, or reduction can be obtained on the Swiss General Travel Card
  • Savings bank for Federal Employees, SKB