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Mathias Döringer

"Iraqi bureaucracy is very different to what I know from Europe. Sharing experiences with fellow expats helped me to overcome many obstacles."

Isabella Martinez

"As you can imagine, expat living in Baghdad is difficult at times. The InterNations community helped me a lot to cope with the daily challenges!"

InterNations - A Place for French in Erbil

Bonjour to all French in Erbil! Would you like to meet fellow French expats in Erbil? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other French, e.g. where in Erbil your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get foie gras?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Erbil. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of French expats, hailing from Paris, Nice, Lyon and all regions of France.

Meet fellow French at our events in Erbil

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

Find More Information in Our Erbil Expat Guides

  • Moving to Erbil

    Although many might find the thought of moving to Iraq daunting, Erbil is a vibrant, historical city with friendly locals and a strong expat community. So, once you’ve worked out the practicalities and taken the plunge you are sure to be pleasantly surprised by Erbil. Check out more information about the city, the climate, and the visas in the InterNations Expat Guide!
  • Living in Erbil

    Erbil, also known by its Kurdish name, Hawler, is the largest and fastest growing Kurdish city, with a modern twinge that surprises many foreigners. With shopping malls, highrisers, and swanky hotels everywhere, Erbil is far from what you would expect of an Iraqi city. Old and new coexist side-by-side in a city where a few minutes’ walk can take you from your five-star hotel to a bustling street bazaar. Read more information in the InterNations Expat Guide!
  • Working in Erbil

    The strong presence of government security in the region has led many overseas businesses to use Erbil as their Iraqi base. A secure city with several booming industries and a majority youth population, Erbil is alive with opportunity and ambition. Find more information about working in Erbil in the InterNations Expat Guide!

Forum Posts by French in Erbil

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow French in our Erbil expat forums.

French Expats in Erbil Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, French expats in Erbil are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. One of the oldest cities in the world 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 Erbil’s French expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow French expats in Erbil.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Erbil to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with French in Erbil at Our Events

Our Erbil 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 Erbil’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow French expats to discover the fertile, settled lands of former Mesopotamia. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from France in your local community and meet French in Iraq in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our French living in Erbil!

Mathias Döringer

"Iraqi bureaucracy is very different to what I know from Europe. Sharing experiences with fellow expats helped me to overcome many obstacles."

Isabella Martinez

"As you can imagine, expat living in Baghdad is difficult at times. The InterNations community helped me a lot to cope with the daily challenges!"

French expats in Iraq

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