Heidelberg

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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."

Our Friendly Community of Expats in Heidelberg Welcomes You!

Hallo und willkommen to InterNations Heidelberg! Our thriving community of expats here in Heidelberg is part of our global network designed to make life easier for expats. We can help you with useful information found in our guides, for example on the necessary paperwork to finding accommodation, and make it easy to connect with fellow expats. Our friendly expats are available to offer advice on any questions on leading your dream life in this German city, renowned for its scenic location on the banks of the River Neckar.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Singapore or Paris.

Join Our Exciting Events in Heidelberg

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

Find More Information in Our Heidelberg Expat Guides

  • Moving to Heidelberg

    As an expat moving to Heidelberg you will find a likeable city with an oceanic climate and high level of life like in all Germany. Depending of your home country you would need a visa so read about and find more information in our guide!
  • Living in Heidelberg

    Living in Heidelberg can be a great for expats. As a German city, Heidelberg has an excellent healthcare system and a good public school system with German lectures. English lectures can be found in private schools. Find out more in our guide!
  • Working in Heidelberg

    Heidelberg’s economy is based on different industries: high-tech, wind energy, aerospace, teaching — there are plenty of job offers for expats they can find online or in newspapers. If you are thinking to work in Heidelberg, read our guide to get to know more about it!

Exchange Tips about living in Heidelberg

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Heidelberg expat forums.

Learn More about Heidelberg and What It Offers for Expats

This vibrant, friendly university city is home to around 150,000 people, with the creative industries, researchers and academics prevalent in the local community. Education starts at an early age in Heidelberg, which offers some of the best childcare provision in Germany. Its diverse attractions include Heidelberg Castle and gardens, many historic buildings, and fountains and scenic parks. Enjoy a pleasurable shopping experience, taking in the one-mile long, pedestrianized main street in the Old City, from Bismarckplatz to Marktplatz, containing branded stores, local wares, restaurants and street cafes. Local activities range from mediation and yoga to hiking and outdoor adventure!

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Berlin or Singapore, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Build Your Expat Network in Heidelberg with InterNations!

Here at InterNations, we pride ourselves on offering members the chance to link up with fellow expats in a safe and secure environment, where everyone observes our code of friendly communication, mutual respect, trust, and polite behavior. We also facilitate face-to-face gatherings with other expats, based on your own hobbies and interests. Whether you fancy joining the Heidelberg English Speaking Board Gaming Group, the Rhein Neckar Hiking and Outdoor Adventure Group, or setting up a group of your own, it's easy to get connected with InterNations. In addition, regular official events give you the chance to get to know the members of our Heidelberg Community in a casual and fun setting.