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Old 23.06.2015, 17:41
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Moving from Iceland to Geneva...

Hi Everyone,

I have been admitted to Geneva University and will be moving to Geneva with my family (husband and 3,5 year old) in August.

We are trying to decide (1) where to live and (2) whether enrol our son in a bilingual or french preschool.

My studies will mainly take place on "Rue de Lausanne" and we are looking to live in either Ferney Voltaire or Gex (Geneva is too expensive). Can anyone share their experience with these two towns?

As regards preschool for our son, he speaks neither English nor French, and we don't know at this point whether we will stay in Geneva/France after my studies. The bilingual preschools are expensive, but somehow it is less intimidating for us to send him there.....

I would appreciate any advice
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Old 24.06.2015, 08:51
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Re: Moving from Iceland to Geneva...

You need to be aware that public transport is all but inexistent once you cross the border into France, whilst on the Swiss side it is good. That means you may find heavy traffic during rush hours and parking in Geneva is difficult and expensive.
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