Leipzig

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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 Expatriates in Leipzig Welcomes You!

Guten Tag and welcome to the expat community in Leipzig! Relocating to another country can be challenging, but with InterNations, you can connect with like-minded expats through a private and secure network and get the help you need to make your move run smoothly. You might want to ask other expats questions about the move, such as "what is the healthcare system like in Germany?" or "what are the best international schools in Leipzig?". It doesn't matter how many questions you have, our InterNations Community in Leipzig is happy to answer them and offer advice and their experience.

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 Jeddah or Dubai.

Join Our Exciting Events in Leipzig

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

Find More Information in Our Leipzig Expat Guides

  • Moving to Leipzig

    The city's thriving creative scene has earned Leipzig the nickname 'Hypezig' in the last few years and it is clear that moving to Leipzig is becoming a very popular option, especially with young people who are attracted to the busy nightlife and independent local music scene.
  • Living in Leipzig

    Leipzig is one of Europe's rising cities, with over 500,000 living in Leipzig and the population growing all the time. Often described as Germany's new Berlin, Leipzig has shaken off its traditional roots as a trade city and is now better known as one of the main regional economic centers in Europe.
  • Working in Leipzig

    Germany has one of the most stable economies of anywhere in the world, with regional cities such as Leipzig helping to ensure steady levels of growth. Automobile manufacturing is one of the major industries; with Porsche and BMW operating large plants and providing many people with work in Leipzig.

Exchange Tips about living in Leipzig

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

What to Expect from Life in Leipzig

The largest city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany, Leipzig is known for its exciting music and cultural scene. The spread-out city has excellent infrastructure and many people get around by bicycle. The city has been a trade city since Roman times, and is still a major urban center in eastern Germany. Rental prices are very reasonable in the city; many people rent when they first arrive before they invest in property in Leipzig. A number of expats and students live in modern accommodation and work in the important business center of the city. Known as a fair-trade capital, Leipzig is the second most dynamic city in eastern Germany, after Berlin.

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 Khobar (Eastern Prov.) or Abu Dhabi, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Make Friends and Build Your Network in Leipzig with InterNations!

Every member of InterNations has gone through an approval process first and the platform is monitored in order to keep the network safe and secure. This also helps us make sure that the behavior of our members remains courteous, respectful, and friendly. You can also meet up with like-minded expats in real life by attending our InterNations Official Events. You will also find InterNations Groups like the Tennis Group and the German Speakers Group, so whether you are interested in culture or in sporting activities, there is something for every member of InterNations Leipzig.