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Friedrich Schloßberg

Living in Chicago, from Germany

"At first, I tried to google all information on Chicago. Then I found InterNations and some of its local scouts gave me a personal tour."

Kristina Serou

Living in Chicago, from Sweden

"It is great to live in the Windy City and to enjoy the American way of life. However, I am also glad to attend InterNations events to meet other expats."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Chicago

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Chicago expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Chicago
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

Welcome to the Expatriates Chicago Community!

Hello and welcome to our community for Chicago expats! Our private network helps you to settle in easily when moving to or living abroad in Chicago: Get to know like-minded expatriates in Chicago in a casual way, find reliable information and tips about expat life in the USA and meet fellow expats from Chicago’s international community at our first-class InterNations events.

Curious to explore other communities in North & South America, e.g. our chapter for Shanghai Expat? Or you might think of stopping by at our Brussels Expatriates community on your next weekend trip.

Our Services for Chicago Expatriates

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Chicago Expatriates Network

Join our high-quality network of Chicago expats to connect with expatriates living abroad in Chicago like you.

Chicago Guide for Expats

Chicago Expat Guide

Expat Forum Chicago

Get trustworthy and authentic advice from fellow members about all aspects of expat life in Chicago.

Chicago Expat Forum

Chicago Events for Expatriates

Attend our monthly events and activities for Chicago expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Chicago Expat Events

Make the most of your Chicago Expat Life

The "Windy City" offers an exciting intercultural experience for expats, starting with cultural highlights, like the Art Institute of Chicago, one of the largest and best art museums in the United States,, the folkloristic festivities on the occasion of USA’s the Fourth of July, up to getting a taste of traditional stuffed turkey. The InterNations community helps you as an Chicago expat to enjoy your expat stay in the USA to the fullest. Our members have already come across many of the questions you’ll have when starting your expatriate life in Chicago and kindly offer you their assistance, from ʺCan you help me find a language partner to improve my business English and knowledge of American corporate culture?ʺ up to ʺHow do I stave off culture shock after arriving in the States?ʺ.

Become part of our Expat Chicago Community

Our members have their roots in Canada, Australia, Brazil, the UK and almost any other country around the globe, all sharing your situation as an expat in Chicago. InterNations makes it easy for you to connect with fellow expats in Chicago. Next to our active online community, our members also regularly meet in real life at top-class events or go for weekend activities together, e.g. to visit USA’s famous landmarks around the pleasantly mild Pacific Northwest.

Also take a look at our network for Expatriate in Jeddah to experience InterNations all over the globe. Or you could take a peek at our community for Singapore Expats instead!

Please feel cordially invited to become part. Our members of the Chicago community are open-minded, helpful and looking forward to welcome you on board. Simply request your personal invitation and you’ll be graciously received by our expat Chicago chapter!

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