A just world in which there is respect for human dignity and cultural diversity


The European Law Students' Association (ELSA) is with over 50’000 members in 44 European countries the world’s largest independent law students’ association. ELSA aims at providing its members a platform to develop their existing skills and acquire new ones, to interact with fellow students and experienced practitioners from different states and legal systems around Europe.


ELSA Switzerland is the only law students' organisation in Switzerland which is present at all 10 law faculties of the country. This unique network enriches your studies through a wide variety of activities at your faculty as well as on national and international level!

Local Groups

ELSA Switzerland’s Local Groups can be found in all 10 law faculties around the country, as well as the ZHAW School of Management and Law. Local Groups are independently organized. Each of the Local Groups is an independent registered association with a Local Board. ELSA Basel, Bern, Fribourg, Geneva, Lausanne, Lucerne, Neuchatel, St. Gallen, Winterthur, Zurich and their local boards are working hard to make your experience within ELSA unforgettable.

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