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Sven Baudach

Living in Istanbul, from Germany

"My business partners, also mainly expats, and me, we always use the wonderful InterNations Events as an informal get-togethers."

Maggy Roswick

Living in Istanbul, from USA

"With all the great information and contacts provided by InterNations, it was no big deal to get settled in Istanbul."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for French in Istanbul

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

InterNations - A Place for French in Istanbul

Bonjour to all French in Istanbul! Would you like to meet fellow French expats in Istanbul? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other French, e.g. where in Istanbul your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get foie gras?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Istanbul. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of French expats, hailing from Paris, Nice, Lyon and all regions of France.

  French Expats in Istanbul Posted:


Salut Hulya, There is a group gathering in Moda every monday and nearby Taksim every Tuesday, to p...

Re: job wanted

Hi, İ speak french, english and Turkish and I have a master degree in business marketing and manag...

Re: Taksim Gümüşsuyu

Happy Eid . İyi Bayramlar . Thanks to find this 1+1 Furnished Flat link , 7 mns Taksim Metro . N...

Re: In Istanbul for 1 evening - Friday 25th

Hello, I will be in Istanbul on Friday evening ( September, 25th) for & evening before taking my...


If you like to import or to export, do the company owner need to get a residence permit before to s...

Re: learning Thai Massage

Hello. I will open a Thai Massage course in english, mid of October. 6 Saturdays during 2 months. ...

Fellow French in Istanbul

French Expats in Istanbul Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, French expats in Istanbul are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. The "Queen Of Cities" offers so much for expats to explore - our community helps you enjoy your stay to the fullest.

  • Look through our Members Network to connect with Istanbul’s French expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow French expats in Istanbul.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Istanbul to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with French in Istanbul at Our Events

Our Istanbul community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Istanbul’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow French expats to discover Aegean Turkey, between the azure sea and silvery olive groves. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from France in your local community and meet French in Turkey in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our French living in Istanbul!

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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