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Jose Carreira

"Living in Bern, the tiny capital city of Switzerland, felt very hemmed in at first. But through InterNations I met the expat community and many nice locals."

Marina Salgado

"I was amazed by the variety of people that I got to meet through InterNations Bern: diplomats, CEOs, artists and expats from all nations."

InterNations - A Place for Americans in Bern

Hello to all Americans in Bern! Would you like to meet fellow American expats in Bern? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other Americans, e.g. where in Bern your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get stuffed turkey?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Bern. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of American expats, hailing from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

Meet fellow Americans at our events in Bern

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

Find More Information in Our Bern Expat Guides

  • Moving to Bern

    Bern is a popular choice for expats: 34% of the population is resident foreign nationals. Switzerland was ranked number one in the World Happiness Report 2015 and those who make their home in Bern enjoy a good quality of life. Read more about the city, the climate and the visas in our Expat Guide.
  • Living in Bern

    Situated on the river Aare, the capital of Switzerland is a popular destination for tourists and as the location of the three levels of government (city, cantonal and federal parliaments). Bern is known for its high quality of living, excellent educational institutions and healthcare facilities, making Bern a great choice for expats. Read more in our guide!
  • Working in Bern

    Plenty of international companies, Bern offers a good environment for expats who think about to work there. The most successful way to get a job is online due to the big number of jobs for expats. Read all about the local economy, job hunting and work permits in our guide!

Forum Posts by Americans in Bern

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Bern expat forums.

American Expats in Bern Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, American expats in Bern are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. The Federal City Of Switzerland, which derives its name from a bear hunt of medieval legend, offers so much for expats to explore - our community helps you enjoy your stay to the fullest.

  • Look through our Members Network to connect with Bern’s American expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow American expats in Bern.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Bern to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with Americans in Bern at Our Events

Our Bern community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Bern’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow American expats to discover Interlaken, the outdoor and action sports capital of Switzerland. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from United States of America in your local community and meet Americans in Switzerland in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Americans living in Bern!