Embassy of the Swiss Confederation in the Kingdom of Austria
The Swiss Confederation embassy in Austria is located in the center of Vienna. The Embassy's working hours are from 9.00 to 12.00 local time.
Address of the embassy
Tel.: (+43) 1 795 05 0
Fax: (+43) 1 795 05 21
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Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary posted to Austria at the Republic of the Swiss Confederation embassy is His Excellency (H.E.) Mr. Christoph Bubb
During his career Mr. Christoph Bubb has served in various capacities, among them:
In 1982 he entered the diplomatic service of Switzerland and was subsequently posted in Rome, Berne, Baghdad, Berlin, Bonn and Washington, before returning to Berne in 1999, where he was appointed Deputy Head of the Political Division 1 (Europe, North America).
In 2001 he was appointed Head of the International Law, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Division in the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
In 2003 he was appointed Deputy Director for International Public Law and in 2007 Consul General of Switzerland in New York. From 2010 to 2014 he served as Ambassador of Switzerland to Pakistan and Afghanistan with residence in Islamabad.
Since October 2014 he serves as Switzerland's Ambassador to Austria.
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About the embassy
Issues concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. He represents Switzerland's interests in the areas of political, economic and financial issues, legal mechanisms, science, education and culture.
The embassy supports cooperation between Switzerland and the host country. In this regard, close contact with relevant ministries of economy is important. Bilateral meetings organized by the embassy are used to strengthen relations between both countries.
The embassy promotes the Swiss economy in the host country, Swiss exports and tourism. He establishes contacts with Swiss enterprises and provides them with general information and legal advice concerning the economy of the host country. The embassy monitors the economic and political situation in the country and reports on events that are of interest to Switzerland.