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Looking for Swiss Expats in Benin?

  • Connect with fellow Swiss in Benin

  • Get information in our Benin guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Benin

  • Jaromir Novy

    There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations!

InterNations – Connecting Swiss living in Benin

Are you looking for fellow Swiss in Benin? Do you need advice and tips from your Swiss countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other Swiss expats to discover attractions like the baobab-dotted savannas together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Benin or still residing at home in Switzerland to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Benin provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of Swiss expats in Benin, hailing from all across Switzerland - from Bern, over Geneva to Zurich.

An amazing community is waiting for you!

Meet internacional people at local events

Socialize, enjoy hobbies, and make friends

Get info, and feel at home abroad!

Receive Information and Tips about Benin from Swiss Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Benin is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your Swiss compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Beninese culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Swiss in Benin, living in Porto-Novo, Malanville, Cotonou and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofSwiss in Cotonou.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for Swiss food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the Swiss InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from Switzerland in Benin.
  • Receive and share advice in our Benin Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for rösti in Porto-Novo...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Benin to find institutions like the nearest Swiss embassy and many others.

From the baobab-dotted savannas to the northern "Reserve du W du Niger", we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Swiss expats in Benin.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Swiss in Benin

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Benin. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Beninese kuli-kuli, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Porto-Novo's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the Royal Palaces at Abomey, the Afro-Brazilian Museé da Silva in the capital, and other impressive landmarks across Benin.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from Switzerland and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Grüezi, salut, buongiorno, bainvegni from our Swiss living in Benin!

Meet other Swiss at our events in Benin

Attend our monthly events and activities for Swiss expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Hello Again, It has been a while!!! Happy new year to all our members (new and old) and we are delighted to welcome you guys again for the first event of 2020. Unfortunately, due to busy schedules we
Hello guys!!! First of all we would like to thank everyone who showed up at the last meeting. We hope you made meaningful meetings and enjoyed it. The holidays are around the corner so we decided to
Hello guys, We are back!!! Well, when we all meet together our welcoming party will be complete. So InterNations Cotonou took a long break due to various reasons and as many of you have requested it,
Let's go to the beach! Put on your swimsuits for an afternoon swim at El Dorado Beach Club. For those who have already been there, you obviously know that it's next to the best beach to swim in Coto

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    From Switzerland, living in Cotonou
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    From Switzerland, living in Cotonou
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    From Switzerland, living in Cotonou
  • Community Member
    From Switzerland, living in Cotonou
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    From Switzerland, living in Cotonou

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  • Jaromir Novy

    There's only a small expat circle here in Cotonou, but this gave me the chance to say hello to everyone on InterNations!

  • Jessica Johnson-Hanevolt

    Before I came here as an expat, I only knew Benin as home of actor Djimon Honsou. But now Cotonou & InterNations is my home too.

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