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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 Dutch 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 Dutch living in China

Would you like to get in touch with other Dutch in China? Are you in need of help and advice from your Dutch compatriots? Or would you like to join other Dutch 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 Netherlands 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 Dutch expats in China, coming from all corners of the Netherlands - from The Hague, over Amsterdam to Rotterdam.

  Dutch Expats in China Posted:

Re: Famillies with small children to play together?

Hi! I will be in Beijing together with my 4 year old daughter next week till oktober 15th. I would ...

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Hi Cathy, is the room still available?

Re: Any meet ups in Chongqing sept. 10-14?

Anybody meeting up in downtown Chongqing? Kind regards, Guy

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Hi Collin, I don't know if you've already found a place but thought I'd reply anyway. I know of ...

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Did you find a home for him already? Are all of his vaccinations done? I would be interested actual...

Re: Urgently looking for a place in Beijing (Wangjing)

Hello all, So I just got hired at the Dutch Embassy in Beijing but everything went so quickly t...

Fellow Dutch in China

Find Tips and Advice on China from Dutch Expats

Of course, expat living in China is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Dutch 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 Dutch in China, residing in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Dutch in Beijing or Dutch in Shanghai.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Dutch 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 Netherlands 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 stamppot in Shanghai.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for China to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Dutch 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 Dutch expats in China.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Dutch 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 Netherlands and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Goededag from our Dutch 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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