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

Welcome to the Expatriates Izmir Community!

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

Curious to explore other communities in Eastern Europe, e.g. our chapter for Expat Dubai? Or you might think of stopping by at our Expatriates Riyadh community on your next weekend trip.

Our Services for Izmir Expatriates

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Izmir Expatriates Network

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

Izmir Guide for Expats

Izmir Expat Guide

Expat Forum Izmir

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

Izmir Expat Forum

Izmir Events for Expatriates

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

Izmir Expat Events

Make the most of your Izmir Expat Life

the city formerly known as Smyrna offers an exciting intercultural experience for expats, starting with cultural highlights, like the open-air museum with Smyrna's well-preserved agora, the folkloristic festivities on the occasion of Turkey’s Kurban Bayramı, the Sacrifice Feast, up to getting a taste of traditional köfte. The InterNations community helps you as an Izmir expat to enjoy your expat stay in Turkey to the fullest. Our members have already come across many of the questions you’ll have when starting your expatriate life in Izmir and kindly offer you their assistance, from ʺWhat are the hottest nightclubs in Istanbul at the moment?ʺ up to ʺHow difficult is it for an academic expat to have their residence permit renewed?ʺ.

Become part of our Expat Izmir Community

Our members have their roots in Argentina, China, France, the UK and almost any other country around the globe, all sharing your situation as an expat in Izmir. InterNations makes it easy for you to connect with fellow expats in Izmir. 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 Turkey’s famous landmarks around the Bosporus.

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

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

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