- Welcome to the website of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Swiss Confederation.
Switzerland is famous for her beautiful Alps, Yodel songs and neutral nation.
It is also recognized as one of the wealthiest country in the world with its GDP per capita exceeding $80,000 thanks to advanced technology in pharmaceutical, chemicals and banking sectors.
Korea and Switzerland established diplomatic relationship in 1963. As a member of the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission(NNSC) since 1953, Switzerland has contributed to the promotion of peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.
In the field of economy, Korea and Switzerland concluded a EFTA FTA in 2006, increasing trade and investment each other, which escalate the trade volume to around 4 billion USD in 2017.
Now, bilateral cooperation between Korea and Switzerland has been further expanded to the areas of education, science, tourism and culture.
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea will more closely cooperate with Switzerland based on mutual benefit and respect. At the same time the Embassy will make every effort to protect and render service to Korean citizens who reside in and visit to Switzerland.
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Switzerland