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Adam Malewski

Living in Malaysia, from Poland

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Living in Malaysia, from Germany

"A former business partner recommended InterNations to me when I moved abroad to Malaysia. We still use it to stay in touch."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Malaysia

  • Join our community and get to know members of Malaysia’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Malaysian expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Kuala Lumpur, George Town and many other regions

The Expat Malaysia Chapter welcomes you!

Assallamaleicum and a heart-felt welcome to the InterNations community for expats in Malaysia! Our international network caters to your specific needs and supports you in relocating to and putting down roots in Malaysia. Living abroad in a foreign country is definitely a great intercultural experience, but typically brings up a lot of questions for expatriates Malaysia: ʺWhat is the best international school for my kids in Malaysia?ʺ, ʺHow do I find a job for my spouse in Kuantan?ʺ or ʺWhere in Kuala Lumpur can I meet fellow expats and compatriots from my home country?” Just to name a few examples…

InterNations aim is to help you, as an expatriate, in becoming part of the Malaysia expat community and exploring the Malaysian way of life in all its aspects: From enjoying the traditional nasi lemak to celebrating Vesak Festival.

Next to Malaysia we host several more communities in Asia & Oceania, e.g., our network of China Expats. Or you might be interested in our France Expats community which is also fairly active.

Our Support for Malaysia Expatriates

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Malaysia Expatriates Network

Find and get to know like-minded expatriates residing in Malaysia, their partners and families.

Malaysia Guide for Expats

Malaysia Expat Guide

Expat Forum Malaysia

Obtain trustworthy advice and local insight from fellow members in our Malaysia expat forums.

Malaysia Expat Forum

Malaysia Events for Expatriates

Meet up with expatriates of diverse backgrounds and nationalities at our regular InterNations Events.

Malaysia Expat Events

Enjoy the Malaysia Expats Living

With attractions ranging from tea plantations in the Cameron Highlands to the self-proclaimed world's oldest rainforest, Malaysia fascinates expatriates and globetrotters of many nationalities every year. The sizable expat Malaysia community is, however, mostly drawn to the country by the urban growth of Kuala Lumpur and its political as well as economic opportunities, e.g. in the green energy sector. Whether you move to and live in Malaysia for professional or private reasons, you’ll surely take with you lifelong memories of great international experiences and intercultural exchange.

Interested to take a world tour? Then have a look at our chapter for Qatar Expats to receive an impression of InterNations worldwide. Or you could take a peek at our community for Bahrain Expats instead!

The Place to meet friendly Expatriates in Malaysia

In our private network, you can easily get to know fellow expatriates in Malaysia in a casual way – within a safe, invitation-only environment where trustworthiness and respectful behavior are key. Ask our helpful and friendly expat members for advice from Malaysia’s international community, e.g. with regard to getting a residence permit. Furthermore, you’ll meet with other expatriates in Malaysia at our high-class InterNations Events – mixing and mingling in hotspots like Kuantan or George Town, for all internationals belonging to the Malaysia expat community.

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