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Sven Baudach

"My business partners, also mainly expats, and me, we always use the wonderful InterNations Events as an informal get-togethers."

Maggy Roswick

"With all the great information and contacts provided by InterNations, it was no big deal to get settled in Istanbul."

InterNations - A Place for Germans in Istanbul

Grüß Gott to all Germans in Istanbul! Would you like to meet fellow German expats in Istanbul? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other Germans, e.g. where in Istanbul your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get roast pork with Knödel?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Istanbul. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of German expats, hailing from Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and all regions of Germany.

Meet fellow Germans at our events in Istanbul

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

Find More Information in Our Istanbul Expat Guides

  • Moving to Istanbul

    Moving to Istanbul will raise various questions for you. How to deal with the local authorities? How to navigate the infamous traffic in such a huge city? Our article gives all the answers to your questions about Istanbul, from administrative info to transportation.
  • Living in Istanbul

    Are you about to start expat life in Istanbul? You should definitely plan ahead: Istanbul’s hustle and bustle and maze-like structure can massively overwhelm newcomers. Our guide to Istanbul helps you prepare, with advice on international schools, healthcare, housing, and much more.
  • Working in Istanbul

    If you are interested in working in Istanbul, be prepared. The city offers great opportunities for expats, if they can land a job beforehand. Job hunting on location reduces your chances, due to widespread unemployment. Our guide shows you what to expect of working in Turkey’s largest city.

Forum Posts by Germans in Istanbul

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Germans in our Istanbul expat forums.

German Expats in Istanbul Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, German expats in Istanbul are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. The "Queen Of Cities" offers so much for expats to explore - our community helps you enjoy your stay to the fullest.

  • Look through our Members Network to connect with Istanbul’s German expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow German expats in Istanbul.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Istanbul to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with Germans in Istanbul at Our Events

Our Istanbul community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Istanbul’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow German expats to discover Aegean Turkey, between the azure sea and silvery olive groves. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from Germany in your local community and meet Germans in Turkey in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Germans living in Istanbul!

Sven Baudach

"My business partners, also mainly expats, and me, we always use the wonderful InterNations Events as an informal get-togethers."

Maggy Roswick

"With all the great information and contacts provided by InterNations, it was no big deal to get settled in Istanbul."

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