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University of Basel

Old-Age and Survivors' Insurance (OASI resp. AHV)

Different so-called pillars are covering provision for retirement, disability and death: The 1st pillar is the state prevention known as OASI (AHV in German); the 2nd pillar is the occupational retirement scheme. The 3rd pillar consists in personal savings and is supported by tax-incentives. For more information about the Swiss social system including information for members of states Switzerland has no social security agreements signed with, see the link suggested below (Related links).
The OASI-insurance as basic compulsory insurance should be highlighted in the following paragraph.

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