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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."

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."

InterNations - A Place for French in Gent

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

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 French expats, coming from Paris, Nice, Lyon and all regions of France.

Meet fellow French at our events in Gent

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

Find More Information in Our Gent Expat Guides

  • Moving to Gent

    Gent is an undiscovered treasure: this relatively small Belgian city has a variegated architecture, some quaint inland waterways, and a laid-back atmosphere. If that sounds exactly right for you, then read on for more info on moving to Gent, from visa regulations to the local climate.
  • Living in Gent

    Gent is a lively and multicultural city: its proximity to the Netherlands influences the local culture and tradition, creating a vibrant encounter of language, customs, and lifestyles, with a beautiful architecture to boot. Find out more about life in Gent in this article.
  • Working in Gent

    The economy of Gent revolves around its famous port, which attracts many global companies and therefore contributes to the creation of an international job market with many opportunities for expats hoping to work in Gent. Find out more about opportunities, work permits, and taxes with this guide.

Forum Posts by French in Gent

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

French Expats in Gent Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where French 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 French expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow French expats in Gent.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Gent to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow French 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 French expats to explore the French-influenced provinces of the Walloon Region. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from France in your local community as well as French in Belgium nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our French 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."

French expats in Belgium

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