Colombia

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Swedish Expats in Colombia?

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

Pablo Garcia Ramirez

"I was so lucky that a friend told me about InterNations before I came to Bogota. I had the chance to contact many expats there from home."

Michelle Guillemont

"I was a little bit afraid before moving to Colombia - a new language, security issues, no friends. InterNations helped me settle in, though. "

InterNations – Connecting Swedes living in Colombia

Are you looking for fellow Swedes in Colombia? Do you need advice and tips from your Swedish countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other Swedish expats to discover attractions like the cordilleras together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Colombia or still residing at home in Sweden to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Colombia 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 Swedish expats in Colombia, hailing from all across Sweden - from Uppsala, over Goteborg to Stockholm.

Meet other Swedes at our events in Colombia

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

Find More Information in Our Colombia Expat Guides

  • Moving to Colombia

    The idea of moving to Colombia has become increasingly popular in recent times, and for good reason! This article provides information on the most popular destinations for expats interested in relocating to Colombia, and gives an overview of the administrative side of things.
  • Living in Colombia

    Many an expat-to-be might have an idea of what to expect of life in Colombia, but not everyone is up-to-date with the big advancements the country has made in recent years and continues to make every day. Our guide offers an overview.
  • Working in Colombia

    Many might not have realized the impressive economic progress Colombia has made over the past few decades. After a brief but harsh recession, the nation has been able to grow year after year, and make the transition away from its former agricultural roots.

Forum Posts by Swedes in Colombia

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Swedes in our Colombia expat forums.

Receive Information and Tips about Colombia from Swedish Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Colombia is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your Swedish compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Colombian culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Swedes in Colombia, living in Bogotá, Barranquilla, Calí and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group of Swedes in Bogotá or Swedes in Medellin.

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

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

From the cordilleras to the Orinoco River Basin, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Swedish expats in Colombia.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Swedes in Colombia

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Colombia. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Colombian bandeja paisa, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Bogotá's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the historical La Candelaria neighbourhood, Ciudad Perdida in the jungle, and other impressive landmarks across Colombia.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from Sweden and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hallå from our Swedes living in Colombia!