Information about Switzerland’s political system, the administration and its judicial authorities.

- Switzerland
- Direct democracy
- Parliament
- Government
- Administration
- Federal courts

How does a popular vote come about? Which parties are represented in Parliament? How is Switzerland governed? How are laws drafted? The answers to these questions can be found in the ‘CH info’ app. It is aimed at the general public, but is used by schools in civics lessons, local authorities recommend it to potential naturalisation candidates and businesses distribute it to their stakeholders.

‘CH info’ is also available as a printed brochure ‘The Swiss Confederation - a brief guide’. It is published every February and can be ordered free of charge at

What’s New

Version 6.4

Edition 2021 of “The Swiss Confederation – a brief guide”

App Privacy

The developer, Schweizerische Bundeskanzlei, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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