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David Thyne

Living in China, from USA

"At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me."

Diana Anhaus-Brey

Living in China, from Germany

"It is just so easy to find other international people and global minds with InterNations. I didn´t know there were so many in Shanghai."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Americans in China

  • Join our community and get to know members of China’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Chinese expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Beijing, Guangzhou and many other regions

InterNations – Uniting Americans living in China

Would you like to get in touch with other Americans in China? Are you in need of help and advice from your American compatriots? Or would you like to join other American expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze?

Whether you have settled as an expat in China or are still living in the USA and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations China offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of American expats in China, coming from all corners of the USA - from New York City, over Washington D.C. to Los Angeles.

  American Expats in China Posted:

Re: Socializing, New friendships, Networking

Hi everyone! My name is Serena, from USA, and I've been living in Shenzhen for almost 6 months now...

Re: CPR/FIRST AID CLASS

Hi everyone just moved to Shanghai not too long ago. I am working at SEIMC and I am the new CPR ins...

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We are currently seeking someone to take over the lease for our wonderful, modern apartment in Xuhu...

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We are currently seeking someone to take over the lease for our wonderful, modern apartment in Xuhu...

Re: 5500 RMB 1br Apt in Xuhui/French Concess Line 7/ 9

Seeking someone to take over the lease for a wonderful, modern apartment in Xuhui, a 5 minute walk ...

Re: English Transcribers Wanted

We're looking for some seasoned, extremely productive transcribers to work as contractors for Averb...

Fellow Americans in China

Find Tips and Advice on China from American Expats

Of course, expat living in China is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Americans is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Chinese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Americans in China, residing in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Americans in Beijing or Americans in Shanghai.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for American food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Chinese InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from the USA in China.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our China Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get stuffed turkey in Shanghai.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for China to get information on institutions from your home country, including the American embassy.

From the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze to the snowy mountains of the Tibetan provinces, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly American expats in China.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Americans in China

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in China. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Chinese Peking duck & hot pot, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Beijing’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the traditional trading centre of the South-East provinces as well as other beautiful landmarks in China.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from the USA and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our Americans living in China!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men
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