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Mathias Döringer

Living in Iraq, from Austria

"Iraqi bureaucracy is very different to what I know from Europe. Sharing experiences with fellow expats helped me to overcome many obstacles."

Isabella Martinez

Living in Iraq, from Argentina

"As you can imagine, expat living in Baghdad is difficult at times. The InterNations community helped me a lot to cope with the daily challenges!"

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Americans in Iraq

  • Join our community and get to know members of Iraq’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Iraqi expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Baghdad, Mosul and many other regions

InterNations – Connecting Americans living in Iraq

Are you looking for fellow Americans in Iraq? Do you need advice and tips from your American countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other American expats to discover attractions like the fertile, settled lands of former Mesopotamia together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Iraq or still residing at home in the USA to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Iraq 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 American expats in Iraq, hailing from all across the USA - from Los Angeles, over New York City to Washington D.C..

  American Expats in Iraq Posted:


Hi Naomi glad u got your car I was thinking of flying over to do some volunteer protective work and...

Re: protection volunteer

Does anyone know if there still looking for protection people to help protect Erbil from isis


What's the security like and are they still looking for volunteers to help protect from Isis any in...


Hi there, are you still looking for english teachers?


are you still looking?

Re: Student looking for flat

Hi all, I'm a student from Harvard who will be travelling to Erbil to do some work with the UN,...

Fellow Americans in Iraq

Receive Information and Tips about Iraq from American Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Iraq is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your American compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Iraqi culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Americans in Iraq, living in Baghdad, Mosul, Basra and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group of Americans in Baghdad or Americans in Erbil.

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

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from the USA in Iraq.
  • Receive and share advice in our Iraq Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for stuffed turkey in Baghdad...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Iraq to find institutions like the nearest American embassy and many others.

From the fertile, settled lands of former Mesopotamia to the small coastline bordering the Persian Gulf, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly American expats in Iraq.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Americans in Iraq

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Iraq. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Iraqi masgouf, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Baghdad's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit Lower Mesopotamia, the cradle of ancient civilizations, the vast Iraqi desert, and other impressive landmarks across Iraq.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from the USA and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Americans living in Iraq!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men