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Sven Baudach

Living in Turkey, 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 Turkey, 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 & Guide for Expats in Turkey

  • Join our community and get to know members of Turkey’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Turkish expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Istanbul, Antalya and many other regions

The Expat Turkey Chapter welcomes you!

Merhaba and a heart-felt welcome to the InterNations community for expats in Turkey! Our international network caters to your specific needs and supports you in relocating to and putting down roots in Turkey. Living abroad in a foreign country is definitely a great intercultural experience, but typically brings up a lot of questions for expatriates Turkey: ʺWhat is the best international school for my kids in Turkey?ʺ, ʺHow do I find a job for my spouse in Ankara?ʺ or ʺWhere in Istanbul 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 Turkey expat community and exploring the Turkish way of life in all its aspects: From enjoying the traditional köfte to celebrating Kurban Bayramı, the Sacrifice Feast.

Next to Turkey we host several more communities in Eastern Europe, e.g., our network of Expatriates Saudi Arabia. Or you might be interested in our France Expat community which is also fairly active.

Our Support for Turkey Expatriates

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Turkey Expatriates Network

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

Turkey Guide for Expats

Turkey Expat Guide

Expat Forum Turkey

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

Turkey Expat Forum

Turkey Events for Expatriates

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

Turkey Expat Events

Enjoy the Turkey Expats Living

With attractions ranging from the heavily forested mountains near the Black Sea to semi-desert Anatolia, Turkey fascinates expatriates and globetrotters of many nationalities every year. The sizable expat Turkey community is, however, mostly drawn to the country by the urban growth of Istanbul and its political as well as economic opportunities, e.g. in the textile industry. Whether you move to and live in Turkey 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 Expatriate Germany to receive an impression of InterNations worldwide. Or you could take a peek at our community for Expatriates Bahrain instead!

The Place to meet friendly Expatriates in Turkey

In our private network, you can easily get to know fellow expatriates in Turkey 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 Turkey’s international community, e.g. with regard to getting a residence permit. Furthermore, you’ll meet with other expatriates in Turkey at our high-class InterNations Events – mixing and mingling in hotspots like Ankara or Antalya, for all internationals belonging to the Turkey expat community.

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