I had no idea how complicated is was
to find appropriate housing in
Switzerland. The search, the language
barrier and finally all the legal aspects
including the financial guarantees
seemed overwhelming. I contacted
SIEPS and they took care of
everything including the financial
Swiss private Schools &
Client specific educational and
Student housing services.
Guarantorship. Personal and
corporate guarantees in
relation to housing.
Airport shuttle; other
SIEPS is your one stop solution,
your facilitator and thus your
central contact in Switzerland and
SIEPS cuts across cultural and
language barriers. We work in
English, French and German.
SIEPS offers a client specific service.
The SIEPS Housing Database has
been compiled for students, parents,
professors, employees and
When we select housing options for
the publishing in our housing
database, special attention is given
to satisfying the requirements of our
Consequently, our housing database
lists available housing options in
Educational Centres reflected
in our Education Database.
The locations of employers
offering jobs as per our jobs
If you are a housing object owner or
a real estate agency and wish to
publish your housing offerings in our
housing database, please do not
hesitate to contact us.
Whether you seek a single room studio or a luxury apartment, SIEPS will address your
requirements and help you to find an accommodation in Switzerland. SIEPS offers a
large array of housing services as described in more detail under the headings below.
Entering a rental agreement in Switzerland usually requires a 3 months in advance paid
deposit equal to the amount required for 3 months of rent. Additionally, the rent for the
first month of occupancy is payable in advance. A furnished studio apartment with
kitchen and bathroom facilities typically rents starts from CHF1000.- per month.
This service consists of the following options:
Sending you, by email, housing proposals in terms of your requirements.
Checking the availability of the housing options which you might have selected
from our website.
Making the appointments for you to visit the housing which you have selected.
Accompanying you to visit the housing.
SIEPS as Guarantor:
This service is for students who cannot obtain housing in their own name or their parents’
name and who need a guarantor. SIEPS will provide corporate and personal guarantees.
In this capacity SIEPS will attend to the following requirements:
Compiling the application(s) to rent the housing of your choice.
Pay monthly rent and charges (and other bills if required).
Draw up payment schedules and to provide photocopies of the pertaining vouchers.
Manage any issue relating to your housing.
Attend to the apartment hand-over meetings: when you enter and when you leave.
to note down the condition in which the apartment is handed over to you.
to determine as to whether the apartment has suffered any deterioration
beyond what could be defined as “normal wear and tear”, during your
When you hand back your apartment to the Real Estate agency from which it has been
rented, it has to be in perfect condition. If this is not the case, the agency will appoint a
company to have it professionally cleaned.
SIEPS will arrange for quotations for professional cleaning of your apartment and
coordinate the entire process.
Furniture moving & storage:
SIEPS will obtain quotations for the moving, and, if applicable, the storage of your
furniture and coordinate the entire process
SIEPS • P.O. BOX 277 • CH-1024 Ecublens • Rte de la Maladière 16 • CH-1022 Chavannes • SUISSE (SWITZERLAND)
TEL: +41 (0) 21 616 00 11 • FAX: +41 (0) 21 616 00 12 • Email: email@example.com