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Ruben Barbosa

Living in Edinburgh, from Brazil

"Whether it's the Edinburgh Fringe Festival or the Highlands -- such great opportunities to explore Scotland with my fellow expats."

Marleen Jansen

Living in Edinburgh, from Netherlands

"I'd never have discovered my favourite museum without the Edinburgh Expat Guide! "

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Edinburgh

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

Get to Know Our Expat Community in Edinburgh!

Aw'rite and welcome to our Edinburgh expat community! InterNations is here to help you when moving to a foreign land. Once you join our community, you will find answers to your queries about moving abroad, such as, "what is the healthcare provision like in Scotland?", "how does the tax system work?ʺ, and ʺwhat is the best way to get from A to B by public transportation?ʺ. There are answers to these and many other questions from our members. We aim to support you not only in connecting to other global minds such as yourself, but also in developing a full understanding of the way of life in Scotland's capital. A city with a fascinating history and rich culture, Edinburgh will introduce the open-minded expat to everything from haggis to ceilidh dancing.

Curious to explore other communities in Western Europe, e.g. our chapter for Expat Singapore? Or you might think of stopping by at our Expats Geneva community on your next weekend trip.

Our Services for Edinburgh Expatriates

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Edinburgh Expatriates Network

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

Edinburgh Guide for Expats

Edinburgh Expat Guide

Expat Forum Edinburgh

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

Edinburgh Expat Forum

Edinburgh Events for Expatriates

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

Edinburgh Expat Events

Read Up on Expat Life in Edinburgh

Beautiful Edinburgh captures the imagination from the moment you arrive. Its handsome and hilly streets have many stories to tell and it boasts a remarkable number of green spaces. Expats come for the ease of living in this friendly, compact city, but many who currently reside in Edinburgh have chosen to do so on the basis of the good number of job opportunities on offer. Living the expat life in Edinburgh offers a high quality of life in very picturesque surroundings, plus plenty of cultural offerings, from music gigs to groundbreaking theater.

Grow Your Expat Network in Edinburgh with InterNations!

InterNations is a community of friendly and knowledgeable expats and global minds and our members have been carefully approved to make sure InterNations creates a safe and secure environment for networking both online and offline. You are encouraged to ask questions on any subject connected to living in Edinburgh. It might be you want to know some fun facts or have a question about official business, for example visas and resident permits. And, depending on your hobbies and passions, you could also sign up to one of the many Edinburgh groups and events organized regularly in and around the city. Whether you enjoy cycling or cooking, there will be a get-together for you; for example the DinnerNations Group, perfect for all food lovers and those who like to get together to meet other global minds. You can find out more about this and other groups via InterNations.

Also take a look at our network for Expats Zurich to experience InterNations all over the globe. Or you could take a peek at our community for Expat Dakar instead!

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