Banja Luka, with a population of just under 200,000, is the administrative, political, financial and industrial center of the Republic of Srpska in Bosnia Herzegovina. The city boasts over ten universities and colleges, and is rapidly recovering from years of economic stagnation, particularly in the financial sector. Becoming part of the InterNations expatriate community offers registered members the opportunity to make contact with a cosmopolitan, friendly and supportive membership worldwide. In the Balkans region, expats in Banja Luka and adjacent areas are welcome to become part of a growing community of like-minded individuals and their families, where you can organize informal gatherings and social events. Members can share information on life in Banja Luka, and keep in touch via private messages, can access the online forums on the InterNations website to chat with fellow expats across the globe, or take a look at InterNations’ Expat Magazine for more general information on life as an expatriate. The friendly nature of global minds within the InterNations community will quickly help you settle in to your life as an expat in Banja Luka.
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Moving to Banja Luka, known as ‘the Green City‘ on account of its many parks and trees, can be exciting, but it can also be a stressful process for newly arrived expatriate business professionals. However, with so many expats enjoying the benefits a membership at InterNations can bring, you will soon find other open-minded and sociable members online who are living in or near to Banja Luka and can advise on matters relating to relocating to the Balkans region. For more general information on relocating to a new country as an expatriate, the InterNations Expat Magazine, published online on InterNations as a general guide for expats, contains many articles of interest over a wide range of topics and should therefore answer most questions you may have.
The InterNations network of global minds seeking contact with fellow expatriates from around the world can be very helpful when it comes to working in Banja Luka. Amongst the expats on the InterNations many forums may well be your own countrymen, willing to keep in touch with you and other global minds for professional networking and socializing purposes. The InterNations community is rapidly growing and present in many cities around the globe. Expatriates working and living in Banja Luka can use the platform to organize social gatherings and events to further develop their social network. Spending leisure time with other expats in Banja Luka will quickly break the ice and forge new contacts and friendships. You could, for example, organize or take part in trips to the Cathedral of Saint Bonaventure or the Governor’s Palace, the city’s main cultural center. Enjoying the attractions of Banja Luka with like-minded expatriates as a member of InterNations may well be your gateway to an enriched social life whilst living far from home in the Balkans region.