Burundi

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Swiss Expats in Burundi?

Connect with fellow Swiss in Burundi
Get information in our Burundi guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Burundi

William Shirming

"Arriving in Bujumbura, I did not know anyone. Through InterNations I got in contact with the local expat community. "

Claudine Duret

"They asked me for a testimonial and I can only say: I have met my fiancé through InterNations! Thanks a million."

InterNations – Connecting Swiss living in Burundi

Are you looking for fellow Swiss in Burundi? 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 border region along Lake Tanganyika together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Burundi or still residing at home in Switzerland to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Burundi 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 Burundi, hailing from all across Switzerland - from Bern, over Geneva to Zurich.

Meet other Swiss at our events in Burundi

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

Find More Information in Our Burundi Expat Guides

  • Prepare for Moving Abroad

    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in a Foreign Country: How to Adapt?

    Living in a foreign country is hard enough as it is, with all the administrational issues you have to deal with. But if you don’t want to get stuck in the expat bubble, you'll need to learn to adjust to life in a foreign country. InterNations gives you a few tips on how to succeed at this challenge.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Receive Information and Tips about Burundi from Swiss Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Burundi 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 Burundian culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Swiss in Burundi, living in Bujumbura, Ngozi, Gitega and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group of Swiss in Bujumbura.

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 Burundi.
  • Receive and share advice in our Burundi Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for rösti in Bujumbura...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Burundi to find institutions like the nearest Swiss embassy and many others.

From the border region along Lake Tanganyika to Kibira National Park in the north-west, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Swiss expats in Burundi.

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

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Burundi. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Burundian mealie-meal porridge, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Bujumbura's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the “Belvedere” at Bujumbura, the Tanganyika Lake panoramas at Vyanda and Kabonambo, and other impressive landmarks across Burundi.

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 Burundi!

William Shirming

"Arriving in Bujumbura, I did not know anyone. Through InterNations I got in contact with the local expat community. "

Claudine Duret

"They asked me for a testimonial and I can only say: I have met my fiancé through InterNations! Thanks a million."

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