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Daiki Saito

Living in Essen, from Japan

"When my company decided to send me to Essen, I took a quick look at the local community and said: Please do!"

Cristina Fernandez

Living in Essen, from Argentina

"On InterNations I did not only meet interesting people but I also found a flat near Bochum and settled in quickly. A great platform."

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Get to Know Our Expat Community in Essen!

Hallo and a warm welcome to our InterNations Community for expats in Essen! If you're looking to move to this historic German city, our unique resources here at InterNations can help you every step of the way. With numerous members in locations around the world, InterNations offers a wealth of information from expats already living their dream life, who can assist by answering all your queries, utilizing their own experience. If you have any questions, before, during or after your relocation, we're here to help.

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Find Out More About Essen and What It Offers for Expats

Essen, located in the Ruhrgebiet, dates back to the 9th century. Originally founded as a convent for noblewomen, its cathedral houses priceless art, including the Golden Madonna, the oldest-known artifact of its kind. Formerly renowned for its steel production and coal mining, Essen's economy has been reborn in recent years, employing out-of-work coalminers to build a dam at Lake Baldeney, with a recreational area in the south. Now some of Germany's largest companies have their headquarters in Essen, which is buzzing with cultural centers and tourist attractions.

Grow Your Expat Network in Essen with InterNations!

Find out all you need to know about life in Essen by communicating with like-minded expats through InterNations. Our members, adhering to our code of trust, polite behavior and friendly "netiquette", can advise on any aspects of your new life abroad by answering your queries on our forum. We also give members the opportunity to meet fellow expats in person at one of our many gatherings, both large-scale events as well as activities based on your own hobbies and interests. Whether you wish to explore the varied nightlife, dine out, or take in some cultural sites, there's something for everyone.

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