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  • Kelly Powell

    I loved moving to Brussels. But after a while I felt homesick. On InterNations I met a bunch of people from the US. That helped a lot.

InterNations - A Place for Americans in Gent

Hello to all of our Americans in Gent! Are you interested in getting to know fellow American expats in Gent? Are you looking for advice from other Americans, e.g. which bars in Gent will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for stuffed turkey?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Gent. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of American expats, coming from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

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    From United States of America, living in Gent
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    From United States of America, living in Gent
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    From United States of America, living in Gent
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    From United States of America, living in Gent
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    From United States of America, living in Gent

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Meet fellow Americans at our events in Gent

Attend our monthly events and activities and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expatriates and fellow Americans in Gent.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Gent expat forums.

  • Away from major towns-Isolated
    14 replies
    Sep 24, 8:14 AM
    Community member

    Hello , I'm kinda late for this thread, but I'll be in the same situation, possibly by the end of the year. I hope I can have new friends, for I'm leaving my family, carrer and friends, all for love. …

  • Moving to Gent from US - Bringing spouse
    4 replies
    May 22, 9:48 PM
    Community member

    Hi Kevin, I try to give you some ideas although I don't have related experience. Things are not working as smooth as I expected even I hold a Belgian ID card for EU national (E card), have a …

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Find other Americans to share your hobbies with

American Expats in Gent Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where American expats in Gent exchange experiences and tips to support each other. the "proud city" of Gent 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 Gent’s American expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow American expats in Gent.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Gent to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Americans in Gent at Our Events

Our community in Gent is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Gent’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other American expats to explore the French-influenced provinces of the Walloon Region. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from the USA in your local community as well as Americans in Belgium nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Americans living in Gent!

  • Kelly Powell

    I loved moving to Brussels. But after a while I felt homesick. On InterNations I met a bunch of people from the US. That helped a lot.

  • Maria Lombardi

    You can really get lost in the "capital of Europe" - InterNations helped me to get settled and to make a lot of expat friends.

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