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Daiki Saito

Living in Essen, from Japan

"When my company decided to send me to Essen, I took a quick look at the local community and said: Please do!"

Cristina Fernandez

Living in Essen, from Argentina

"On InterNations I did not only meet interesting people but I also found a flat near Bochum and settled in quickly. A great platform."

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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Essen

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

Welcome to the Expatriates Essen Community!

Grüß Gott! We welcome you to our Essen expats community! The InterNations network aims to support you when moving to or settling in Essen: Connect with fellow expatriates in Essen, receive helpful advice and information about expat life in Germany and join our InterNations get-togethers to meet up with other expats from the international community in Essen.

A visit of our community for Jeddah Expats is recommend if other InterNations chapters across Western Europe are of interest for you. Or your next business trip takes you to our Abu Dhabi Expats chapter…

Our Services for Essen Expatriates

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Essen Expatriates Network

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

Essen Guide for Expats

Essen Expat Guide

Expat Forum Essen

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

Essen Expat Forum

Essen Events for Expatriates

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

Essen Expat Events

Enjoy your Essen Expat Experience

The desk of the Ruhr Area opens its intercultural doors to you, beginning with its attractions such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Zollverein Industrial Complex, one of the most beautiful coal mines in the world,, the traditional celebration of Germany’s Tag der deutschen Einheit, to savoring a dish of roast pork with Knödel. The InterNations network is a place made for the Essen expat and offers insider tips and opportunities to ensure that you can make the most of your life as an expat in Germany. Our members are looking forward to offer their advice and knowledge from experience when you come across one of the many questions about the life as an expatriate in Essen, from ʺAre inland flights or national trains the cheaper option to travel from Munich to Berlin?ʺ to ʺIs an international driver's licence valid in Germany?ʺ

Join our Expat Essen Network

Our members hail from India, Australia, Italy, the USA and nearly every other country from around the world, all of whom are living the expat life in Essen, just like you. InterNations offers a platform with which you can easily meet other expats in Essen. In addition to our lively online community, our members regularly get together at our InterNations events or take part in planning trips together, e.g. stopping by Germany’s cultural destinations in the picturesque islands off the Frisian coast.

Also get to know InterNations worldwide and have a look at Khobar (Eastern Prov.) Expats or any other of the over 250 communities. Or you could take a peek at our community for Dubai Expats instead!

We cordially invite you to take part: Our expats in the Essen community are friendly and will be happy to welcome you as a new member. Just ask for your personal invitation and you’ll be warmly welcomed by our expat Essen chapter!

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