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Daiki Saito

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

Cristina Fernandez

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

InterNations - A Place for Brits in Essen

Hello to all of our Brits in Essen! Are you interested in getting to know fellow British expats in Essen? Are you looking for advice from other Brits, e.g. which bars in Essen will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for roast beef?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Essen. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of British expats, coming from London, Cardiff, Glasgow and all regions of the UK.

Meet fellow Brits at our events in Essen

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

Find More Information in Our Essen Expat Guides

  • Moving to Essen

    With its ample job opportunities, beautiful green spaces and a large number of important cultural sites, moving to Essen can be a very attractive prospect for many expatiates. The city itself is livable, with high-quality services and high level of safety.
  • Living in Essen

    With many major companies based within reach of the city, plus enough natural areas to make it one of the greenest cities in Germany, Essen has something for a wide range of tastes. As such, living in Essen can be very rewarding and the many transportation links make discovering the local culture easy.
  • Working in Essen

    Essen is strategically located in the Ruhr area, one of the most productive corners of Germany: Both national and international corporations call the city home, meaning there are ample job opportunities for residents and expatriates alike.

Forum Posts by Brits in Essen

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Brits in our Essen expat forums.

British Expats in Essen Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where British expats in Essen exchange experiences and tips to support each other. The desk of the Ruhr Area can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Essen’s British expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow British expats in Essen.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Essen to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Brits in Essen at Our Events

Our community in Essen is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Essen’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other British expats to explore the picturesque islands off the Frisian coast. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from the UK in your local community as well as Brits in Germany nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Brits living in Essen!