Support by the Swiss game developer community
What the Swiss Game Developer Association (SGDA) can offer to you:
- Support in finding a free workspace to continue your game development projects
- Support in finding hardware sponsors to continue your game development projects
- Individual support for administrative matters and contacts with authorities
- Introduction to the Swiss game developer community
- Support for access to Swiss universities
- Translate and communicate in Ukrainian, Russian, English, German, French and Italian
What the SDGA cannot do:
- Provide funding for your projects.
- Offer a job as a game developer. However, we do our best in helping you find a job suiting your profile.
Information for refugees
Working conditions in Switzerland
- Under the protection status “S” for refugees, you are entitled to work in Switzerland as an employee or as self-employed for at least one year.
- You will get this status “S” for refugees, if you prove that you were a resident in Ukraine before 24th February 2022 or that you own a Ukrainian passport.
- Swiss authorities make sure that everybody gets decent accommodation
- Initial accommodation will also be provided by the Swiss Refugee Council and by volunteers.
General information for refugees arriving in Switzerland:
- State Secretariat for Migration SEM: official governmental website gathering information for refugees
- State Secretariat for Migration SEM: Questions and Answers on the conflict in Ukraine
Information by cantons and cities:
- Republic of Geneva: information platform for refuges and supporters
- City of Zurich: all information about activities regarding the Ukranian war
- City of Zurich: You may call the Hotline provided by SIP Zurich, if you need immediate support: +41 (0)44 412 72 72
Information by NGOS:
- Swiss Refugee Council
- Asylex chatbot (in English and Ukrainian) for questions related to immigration to Switzerland
Information by companies and individuals:
- Creative Space: free access to coworking space in St Gallen and Zurich
Contact form for refugees
Please fill in the form to get in contact with us.
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