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Living in Kobe, from France

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Living in Kobe, from Great Britain

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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Kobe

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

Our International Community of Expats in Kobe Welcomes You!

Konnichiwa and welcome to InterNations Kobe; a resource packed with in-depth guides, advice and reliable, up-to-date information. We aim to support you from making your first exciting preparations to settling into daily life and making new friends. On InterNations, you can find exclusive articles to help overcome obstacles and answer your questions like "how do I apply for a work permit?".

Our unique platform also has a busy, welcoming social forum where you can get first-hand advice from fellow expats who have already made their way to Kobe. Build on their range of experiences to find reassurance, help and recommendations on the most colorful local events. Your InterNations account opens the doors to a wealth of information, social interaction and ongoing friendships in Kobe.

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Our Services for Kobe Expatriates

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Kobe Expatriates Network

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

Kobe Guide for Expats

Kobe Expat Guide

Expat Forum Kobe

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

Kobe Expat Forum

Kobe Events for Expatriates

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

Kobe Expat Events

Embark on a New Life in Kobe

As a modern, cosmopolitan city, Kobe boasts all the conveniences one would expect including shopping malls, art museums, and regular festivals. The nearby hot springs, Kobe Fashion show, the annual jazz festival, as well as excellent sports facilities are great places to start exploring the city.
Kobe is a busy commercial port as well as home to a number of research institutes in the fields of biology, ICT, Earth Sciences and disaster prevention. The city is also home to a high number of national and international businesses with major companies manufacturing clothing, motors, ships and steel.

Meet Like-Minded Expats at InterNations Events in Kobe

Attend our InterNations Events for the perfect welcome to Kobe where you'll meet fellow expats and make new friends. With an easy-going atmosphere, our expats enjoy meting newcomers for the first time, making professional contacts and relaxing into their new life. You may also want to look at our InterNations Groups and meet like-minded expats to share your interests with as you get to grips with the city. With unwavering support and friendship waiting in Kobe, your new life starts here.

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