Iraq

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Swedish Expats in Iraq?

Connect with fellow Swedes in Iraq
Get information in our Iraq guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Iraq

Mathias Döringer

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

Isabella Martinez

"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 – Connecting Swedes living in Iraq

Are you looking for fellow Swedes in Iraq? Do you need advice and tips from your Swedish countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other Swedish 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 Sweden 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 Swedish expats in Iraq, hailing from all across Sweden - from Uppsala, over Goteborg to Stockholm.

Meet other Swedes at our events in Iraq

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

Find More Information in Our Iraq Expat Guides

  • Moving to Iraq

    Iraq may not be the first destination that comes to mind when thinking of expat life. However, with the country's revival, moving to Iraq may still be of interests. You can read up on the country and its people, as well as visas, in our Expat Guide on moving to Iraq.
  • Living in Iraq

    Iraq has long been in the news for the wrong reasons, but this intriguing country is on a comeback, and with rebuilding well under way, many expats are heading to the country to experience its charms. This section of our guide presents Iraq's healthcare, transportation and safety conditions.
  • Working in Iraq

    Expats are extremely valued assets in Iraq, and the country's recovering infrastructure means that there is an abundance of jobs. In this section of the Expat Guide we take a thorough look at Iraq’s general economy, job market and income taxation code.

Forum Posts by Swedes in Iraq

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Swedes in our Iraq expat forums.

Receive Information and Tips about Iraq from Swedish Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Iraq is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your Swedish 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 Swedes in Iraq, living in Baghdad, Mosul, Basra and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group of Swedes in Erbil or Swedes in Baghdad.

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

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from Sweden 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 köttbullar in Baghdad...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Iraq to find institutions like the nearest Swedish 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 Swedish expats in Iraq.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Swedes 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 Sweden and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hallå from our Swedes living in Iraq!