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Peter B. Krehmer

Living in UAE, from Switzerland

"There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together. "

Suzanne Payne

Living in UAE, from Great Britain

"Dubai is such an overwhelming mixture of tradition and modernity that I was very grateful for all the support from other expats. "

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in the UAE

  • Join our community and get to know members of UAE’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Emirian expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Abu Dhabi, Sharyah and many other regions

The Expat UAE Chapter welcomes you!

As-salām 'alaykum and a heart-felt welcome to the InterNations community for expats in the UAE! Our international network caters to your specific needs and supports you in relocating to and putting down roots in the Emirates. Living abroad in a foreign country is definitely a great intercultural experience, but typically brings up a lot of questions for expatriates UAE: ʺWhat is the best international school for my kids in the UAE?ʺ, ʺHow do I find a job for my spouse in Dubai?ʺ or ʺWhere in Abu Dhabi 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 UAE expat community and exploring the Emirian way of life in all its aspects: From enjoying the traditional shawarma to celebrating Leilat al-Meiraj.

Next to the UAE we host several more communities in Middle East & Central Asia, e.g., our network of Expat Germany. Or you might be interested in our Expat Peru community which is also fairly active.

Our Support for UAE Expatriates

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the UAE Expatriates Network

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

UAE Guide for Expats

UAE Expat Guide

Expat Forum UAE

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

UAE Expat Forum

UAE Events for Expatriates

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

UAE Expat Events

Enjoy the UAE Expats Living

With attractions ranging from the only 7 star hotel in the world to the beautiful wildlife conservations and sanctuaries of Ras Al Khaimah, the Emirates fascinates expatriates and globetrotters of many nationalities every year. The sizable expat UAE community is, however, mostly drawn to the country by the urban growth of Abu Dhabi and its political as well as economic opportunities, e.g. in the petro sector. Whether you move to and live in the UAE 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 Expat Saudi Arabia to receive an impression of InterNations worldwide. Or you could take a peek at our community for Spain Expat instead!

The Place to meet friendly Expatriates in the UAE

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

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