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Sven Baudach

"My business partners, also mainly expats, and me, we always use the wonderful InterNations Events as an informal get-togethers."

Maggy Roswick

"With all the great information and contacts provided by InterNations, it was no big deal to get settled in Istanbul."

Welcome to Our Expat Community in Bodrum!

Merhaba, günaydin and memnun oldum — welcome to our expatriate community in beautiful Bodrum! InterNations is a global network providing expats with the opportunity to connect with other international people and find useful information to help make life abroad easier. For anyone looking to move to Bodrum, our community can help you find the information and advice that you need: you can read about Turkey in our guide articles or ask other expats in our forums. Whether you're considering making the move, or you're already living in the city, you can connect with expatriates living in the area, to ask for their advice and recommendations. There are lots of questions you might have before moving to the city — perhaps you want to find out which Bodrum schools offer the International Baccalaureate, or maybe you want to know the cheapest way to travel to Istanbul? Whether you have questions about education, crime, transportation, shopping, or even local sports, our experienced members are always happy to help. If you're already living in Bodrum, then you can meet up face-to-face by attending social events or joining groups. So join InterNations today to make some local contacts in Bodrum!

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Istanbul or Bangkok.

Join Our Exciting Events in Bodrum

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

Find More Information in Our Bodrum Expat Guides

  • Moving to Bodrum

    Bodrum is completely different from the bustling cosmopolitan life of the big Turkish cities, but this doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t be considered. The city is a seaside paradise, with many historic venues and a pleasant climate. Find out more in our guide!
  • Living in Bodrum

    The city of Bodrum was famous even in ancient time and home to one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Today, not much of this past glory is left, but the city has an unmistakable charm that all expats living here can enjoy. Find out more in our guide!
  • Working in Bodrum

    Bodrum is a tourist location that still has no major leading industries, but the economy is developing and opening to foreigners. Expats are demanded for tourism-related position, and this is a thriving sector in the city. Find out more in our guide!

Exchange Tips about living in Bodrum

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Bodrum expat forums.

Get to Know Bodrum and What It Offers for Expats

Bodrum is one of the most fascinating cities imaginable — brimming with history and culture, but also offering a wealth of sporting and adventurous pursuits, and a vibrant nightlife. Home to the Mausoleum of Mausolus, Bodrum is well recognized as a hugely important site of historical interest — major attractions include Bodrum Castle and a number of museums. These historical sites, combined with a favorable Mediterranean climate, make Bodrum a very popular tourist destination. In fact, the tourism industry is the lifeblood of the city, and many expats moving to the area do so in order to work in the hotel, restaurant, and leisure industries which have grown in the city thanks to overseas visitors. So, if you want to find out more about the work available, the best way to find an apartment in the city, or just want to know a bit more about the history of Bodrum, our members will help answer your questions quickly and honestly.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Berlin or Prague, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Become a Part of Our Network for Expats in Bodrum

Members of our community come from all over the world — from Austria to Australia, and all abide by our guiding principles of trust, polite behavior, and a welcoming attitude. You can rest assured that you can discuss your questions and confusions in a safe and friendly environment. As well as a thriving online community, InterNations also organizes regular social events, giving you the chance to meet other expats from around the world. You can also join groups for expats with similar interests, whether that's hockey or hiking, learning a language or going sailing, there will be a number of ways you can continue your hobbies and make new friends. Many expats agree this kind of activity is vital to a successful resettlement in a new city, and you never know who you might meet!

Sven Baudach

"My business partners, also mainly expats, and me, we always use the wonderful InterNations Events as an informal get-togethers."

Maggy Roswick

"With all the great information and contacts provided by InterNations, it was no big deal to get settled in Istanbul."

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