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Marc De Smet

"Life as an expat in Astana can be hard on occasion. InterNations and the contact to fellow expats make it a lot easier for me."

Myra Jennings

"My husband works for an Astana oil company all day, so I had to make my own way to settle. So glad I've found the InterNations expat community."

InterNations – Uniting Germans living in Kazakhstan

Would you like to get in touch with other Germans in Kazakhstan? Are you in need of help and advice from your German compatriots? Or would you like to join other German expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the world's largest dry steppe region?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Kazakhstan or are still living in Germany and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Kazakhstan offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of German expats in Kazakhstan, coming from all corners of Germany - from Hamburg, over Berlin to Munich.

Meet other Germans at our events in Kazakhstan

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

Find More Information in Our Kazakhstan Expat Guides

  • Moving to Kazakhstan

    Discover the beauty of Kazakhstan: as a bridge between Europe and Asia, it has Russian influences in the north and there are good cultural and political links with nearby Turkey, too, not to mention the striking landscape and friendly locals. Read on to learn more about moving to Kazakhstan, from visas to culture.
  • Living in Kazakhstan

    Living in Kazakhstan is a unique, enriching experience, characterized by strong contrasts: old and new, Europe and Asia blend here together, creating thus a colorful, lively mix that appeals many expats. Discover useful information on life in Kazakhstan, from education to transportation and morein this guide.
  • Working in Kazakhstan

    Kazakhstan is an exciting place to work. It's a booming land of opportunity and enterprise, with vast reserves of fossil fuels, minerals, and precious metals, making it the largest economy in Central Asia. Discover more about the economy, jobs, and work permits in this Expat Guide!

Forum Posts by Germans in Kazakhstan

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

Find Tips and Advice on Kazakhstan from German Expats

Of course, expat living in Kazakhstan is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Germans is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Kazakh way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Germans in Kazakhstan, residing in Astana, Almaty, Atyrau and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Germans in Almaty or Germans in Astana.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for German food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Kazakh InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from Germany in Kazakhstan.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Kazakhstan Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get roast pork with Knödel in Almaty.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Kazakhstan to get information on institutions from your home country, including the German embassy.

From the world's largest dry steppe region to Akmola Province, which surrounds the new capital of Astana, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly German expats in Kazakhstan.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Germans in Kazakhstan

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Kazakhstan. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Kazakh besh barmak, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Astana’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the beautifully rugged, snow-capped mountains near Almaty as well as other beautiful landmarks in Kazakhstan.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from Germany and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Grüß Gott from our Germans living in Kazakhstan!