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Our International Community of Expats in Duesseldorf Welcomes You!

Hallo and welcome to the InterNations Community of expats in Duesseldorf. We have amassed a wealth of invaluable information to ensure that your relocation is as worry-free as possible. In our comprehensive guides, you'll find advice and insider tips to support you from the initial preparations, right through to settling into a new job in Germany. We also encourage you to become an active member of our forum, where friendly expats are ready to address your concerns and answer your questions. Take advantage of their first-hand experience as you follow in their footsteps to join the expat population of Duesseldorf.

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 Singapore or Jakarta.

Join Our Exciting Events in Duesseldorf

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

Find More Information in Our Duesseldorf Expat Guides

  • Moving to Duesseldorf

    As a prime location with easy access to business districts and affordable property, Duesseldorf has been one of the most popular destinations for expats to move to. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about local life, house hunting, and visa applications.
  • Living in Duesseldorf

    As the capital city of the North Rhine Westphalia state, Duesseldorf is one of Germany's most significant industrial and financial centers. The huge variety of culture and the modern lifestyle never disappoint expats. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about living in Duesseldorf.
  • Working in Duesseldorf

    The telecommunication industry plays an essential role in the local industry. Additionally, there are some job opportunities in the financial services sector. Expats could either use job hunting websites or check local newspapers to seek employment. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about working in Duesseldorf.

Exchange Tips about living in Duesseldorf

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

Embark on a New Life in Duesseldorf

Duesseldorf has a strong arts presence with numerous theaters and a huge selection of museums and art galleries. With one of the largest Japanese expat populations, you'll have a front seat for "Japan Day"; make sure you taste one of the local dishes such as "Himmel and Erde" — black pudding and stewed apples mixed with mashed potato. As a renowned business and financial center, Duesseldorf is home to a number of large international corporations across a number of sectors. Prominent industries include telecommunications, advertising, publishing, financial services, and insurance. The media also has a notable presence in Duesseldorf with movie studios and a number of important newspapers and journals printed in the city.

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 Prague or Moscow, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Meet Like-Minded Expats at Events in Duesseldorf

Our commitment to supporting expats doesn't stop with online resources, we also provide you with the opportunities to build new friendships with your fellow expats in person. Our regular InterNations Official Events are the perfect way to build a new circle of friends in the city in a secure and easy-going environment. Come along and take the opportunity to network or simply socialize and have fun together at these larger get-togethers in Duesseldorf. Or head over to our InterNations Groups section and find like-minded expats to share your interests in salsa, philosophy, and yoga, among others. With InterNations, you know that you are not alone; support, advice and friendships are at your fingertips!