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  • Connect with fellow Swedes 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 Swedes living in Ethiopia

Are you looking for fellow Swedes in Ethiopia? Do you need advice and tips from your Swedish countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other Swedish 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 Sweden 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 Swedish expats in Ethiopia, hailing from all across Sweden - from Uppsala, over Goteborg to Stockholm.

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    From Sweden, living in Addis Ababa
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    From Sweden, living in Addis Ababa
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    From Sweden, living in Addis Ababa
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    From Sweden, living in Addis Ababa
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    From Sweden, living in Addis Ababa

Meet other Swedes in Ethiopia

Meet other Swedes at our events in Ethiopia

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

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Forum Posts by Swedes in Ethiopia

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

  • Squash partner?
    5 replies
    Oct 22, 10:21 AM
    Community member

    Thank you Mercy! I already found some guys to play with via this thread, but I'm always up for new challenges! Send me a private message if you're up for a game and we'll book a time! Björn

  • How much do you pay your nanny/ maid?
    21 replies
    Dec 3, 2:29 PM
    Community member

    in my home the maid with no knowledge of cooking or housekeeping in the city, asks min monthly payment 1500 birr per month in full time work schedule. i recommend you to hire part time maid. with …

  • Boarding for dogs?
    2 replies
    Mar 26, 10:09 PM
    Community member

    Hi Walid, Thanks for replying! Yes, let's look together! I will let you know if I find something out. While in Khartoum, Sudan, we have travelled quite a bit and always left the dogs with the …

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Receive Information and Tips about Ethiopia from Swedish Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Ethiopia is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your Swedish 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 Swedes in Ethiopia, living in Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Mekele and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofSwedes in Addis Ababa.

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

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from Sweden 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 köttbullar in Addis Ababa...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Ethiopia to find institutions like the nearest Swedish 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 Swedish expats in Ethiopia.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Swedes 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 Sweden and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hallå from our Swedes living in Ethiopia!