Bilateral relations between Switzerland and the Seychelles are modest in scope and primarily centre on tourism.
Bilateral relations Switzerland–Seychelles
Key aspects of diplomatic relations
Switzerland maintains cordial diplomatic relations with the Seychelles. The Swiss Embassy in Antananarivo is responsible for diplomatic matters.
The Seychelles are a popular holiday destination for the Swiss. Tourism is the main source of income for this group of islands off the east coast of Africa.
Cooperation in the domain of education
Scholars and artists from the Seychelles can apply to the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships.
Swiss nationals in the Seychelles
As at the end of 2015, 110 Swiss nationals were living in the Seychelles.
History of bilateral relations
In the 1980s and 1990s, Switzerland and the Republic of the Seychelles signed an air transport agreement and an agreement on cultural and technical cooperation. Otherwise, exchanges between the two countries have always been limited.