Every year, nearly 40,000 foreign nationals obtain their Swiss passport after a process that lasts on average two years. Candidates are required to demonstrate their knowledge of Switzerland to a municipal commission; geography, history, political institutions, a good command of French; all topics that future citizens must know. In order to help applicants prepare for questions they will be asked during the procedure, Ecole Moderne offers its services with an initia 6-hour flat fee.
The aim is to acquire the knowledge necessary to prepare for the interview Our courses are personalised and adapted to your level. Subjects: French, History, Geography, Political Institutions, Culture.
In 2018, 4,670 foreigners residing in the canton of Geneva, became Swiss citizens, including 3834 through ordinary citizenship, 832 through fast track citizenship and 4 through adoption (foreign children adopted by a Swiss citizen).
Source: Cantonal statistics
CHF700 for 6 hours (registration fee of CHF150 included)
Additional hour: CHF100
The required level has been set at A2 for written and B1 for speaking, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
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