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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

Welcome to the Expatriates Edinburgh Community!

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

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

Make the most of your Edinburgh Expat Life

The "Athens Of The North" offers an exciting intercultural experience for expats, starting with cultural highlights, like the magnificently situated royal fortress of Edinburgh Castle, the folkloristic festivities on the occasion of UK’s various bank holidays, up to getting a taste of traditional roast beef. The InterNations community helps you as an Edinburgh expat to enjoy your expat stay in the UK to the fullest. Our members have already come across many of the questions you’ll have when starting your expatriate life in Edinburgh and kindly offer you their assistance, from ʺWhich diseases do I need to have my pet checked for before bringing it along to the UK?ʺ up to ʺAm I automatically entitled to NHS insurance and medical care?ʺ.

Become part of our Expat Edinburgh Community

Our members have their roots in India, the United States, Mexico, Scandinavia and almost any other country around the globe, all sharing your situation as an expat in Edinburgh. InterNations makes it easy for you to connect with fellow expats in Edinburgh. 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 UK’s famous landmarks around the outstanding beauty of the Cotswolds, "the Heart of England".

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!

Please feel cordially invited to become part. Our members of the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh chapter!

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