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David Thyne

Living in Shanghai, from USA

"At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me."

Diana Anhaus-Brey

Living in Shanghai, from Germany

"It is just so easy to find other international people and global minds with InterNations. I didn´t know there were so many in Shanghai."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Germans in Shanghai

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

InterNations - A Place for Germans in Shanghai

Grüß Gott to all of our Germans in Shanghai! Are you interested in getting to know fellow German expats in Shanghai? Are you looking for advice from other Germans, e.g. which bars in Shanghai will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for roast pork with Knödel?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Shanghai. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of German expats, coming from Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and all regions of Germany.

  German Expats in Shanghai Posted:

Re: Seeking career opportunity in Shanghai

Hello everyone, Recently I completed a 1-year double degree program at the Tongji University in ...

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I am interested! Rgds, Jin

Re: Change purpose of residence permit

Hi everybody, I am here in Shanghai with a residence Permit dependet on my husband. In January I wi...

Re: German Shepherd Mix Puppy needs a home

Puppy Alfi is searching for a permanent home. That female dog is about 13 weeks old. As an adult do...

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Hey Richard, I use a proxy server called freegate. You can easily download it from their website a...

Re: German girl looking for an internship

Hello everyone, my name is Lisa and right now I am doing an exchange semester at Shanghai univer...

Fellow Germans in Shanghai

German Expats in Shanghai Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where German expats in Shanghai exchange experiences and tips to support each other. The "Paris Of The East" can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Shanghai’s German expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow German expats in Shanghai.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Shanghai to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Germans in Shanghai at Our Events

Our community in Shanghai is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Shanghai’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other German expats to explore the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from Germany in your local community as well as Germans in China nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Germans living in Shanghai!

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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