Looking for German Expats in Ethiopia?

  • Connect with fellow Germans in Ethiopia

  • Get information in our Ethiopia guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Ethiopia

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    We were urgently looking for an English-speaking doctor in Addis Ababa - a fellow expat then gave us a recommendation via InterNations.

InterNations – Connecting Germans living in Ethiopia

Are you looking for fellow Germans in Ethiopia? Do you need advice and tips from your German countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other German expats to discover attractions like a land full of natural contrasts, with waterfalls and hot springs together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Ethiopia or still residing at home in Germany to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Ethiopia 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 German expats in Ethiopia, hailing from all across Germany - from Munich, over Hamburg to Berlin.

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    From Germany, living in Addis Ababa
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    From Germany, living in Addis Ababa
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    From Germany, living in Addis Ababa
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    From Germany, living in Addis Ababa
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    From Germany, living in Addis Ababa

Meet other Germans in Ethiopia

Meet other Germans at our events in Ethiopia

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

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Forum Posts by Germans in Ethiopia

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Germans in our Ethiopia expat forums.

  • Dogs in Addis
    3 replies
    Sep 28, 8:16 PM
    Community member

    Heya Nico, I am planning on getting my two pooches as well. I hear from people that getting the right permit etc can be painful. I was wondering if you went through an agent or did you do this …

  • Changing Lives, Looking for Addis volunteers
    13 replies
    Jun 5, 3:01 PM
    Community member

    Hey I am currently a law school student at aau and I really would love to help

  • 1st Get-Together in Addis
    21 replies
    Oct 1, 5:49 PM
    Community member

    Great to attend teh get together, but my arrival will be in this year, but difficult to say the exact date/month

Ask experienced German expats in Ethiopia!

  • Where can I find German food?
  • Where can I meet other Germans?
  • Are there German schools in my city?

Find other Germans to share your hobbies with

Receive Information and Tips about Ethiopia from German Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Ethiopia is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your German compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Ethiopian culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Germans in Ethiopia, living in Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Mekele and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofGermans in Addis Ababa.

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

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from Germany in Ethiopia.
  • Receive and share advice in our Ethiopia Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for roast pork with Knödel in Addis Ababa...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Ethiopia to find institutions like the nearest German embassy and many others.

From a land full of natural contrasts, with waterfalls and hot springs to some of Africa's highest mountains and largest caves, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly German expats in Ethiopia.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Germans in Ethiopia

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Ethiopia. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Ethiopian doro wat, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Addis Ababa's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the largest outdoor market in the world, the stunning beauty of Bale Mountains National Park, and other impressive landmarks across Ethiopia.

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