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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 – The Place for South Africans Living in Germany

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Germany? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to the picturesque islands off the Frisian coast with?

InterNations Germany offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Germany or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in Germany is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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

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Tips and Advice on Germany from Your Fellow South African Expats

Obviously, expat life in Germany goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the German mentality and way of life. South Africans in Germany are a part of our community, calling cities such as Hamburg, Munich, Berlin, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Berlin, for example.

Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the German InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
  • On the Germany Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Berlin, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Germany has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

From the picturesque islands off the Frisian coast to beautiful Bavaria, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Germany on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Germany

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Germany. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some German roast pork with Knödel, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Berlin’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Germany? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the sublime Alpine scenery and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Germany!

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."

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