If you are looking for a room in an apartment (in German commonly called a WG or Wohngemeinschaft, meaning apartment-sharing community), there are several places you can look. Most of the following links lead to German language websites, although advertisements can be found in English, Italian, etc.
- Here you can place an ad(vert) to either offer or find a room, as well as search available rooms/roommates Switzerland-wide.
- Similar to that above.
- These two addresses both point you to the ETH/Uni Marktplatz/Whiteboard--just check out the link for "Wohnungen." This site is also great if you're looking for used items, sports partners, etc.
Siedlungen There are some special ecological communities such as: http://www.kraftwerk1.ch that you might see advertised. Some offer one community meal a day, which is included in the rent.
Searching for an Apartment/House in Switzerland
There are various websites available, however some of the most popular ones are:
Here is a nice translating tool for apartment/home offers (German <--> English):