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Ruben Barbosa

"After work I enjoy meeting other Brazlian expats offline. We go for a beer together and it feels like home. Thanks InterNations."

Verona Torres

"The idea to connext expatriates in Strasbourg fits perfectly to the city. Both are truly international."

InterNations - A Place for Germans in Lille

Grüß Gott to all of our Germans in Lille! Are you interested in getting to know fellow German expats in Lille? Are you looking for advice from other Germans, e.g. which bars in Lille will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for roast pork with Knödel?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Lille. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of German expats, coming from Berlin, Munich, Hamburg and all regions of Germany.

Meet fellow Germans at our events in Lille

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

Find More Information in Our Lille Expat Guides

  • Moving to France

    For many expats, moving to France conjures up images of excellent cuisine and wine. But of course, that’s only half the truth! The InterNations expat guide on moving to France provides you with useful info beyond this stereotype: on the French language, popular expat destinations, and more.
  • Living in Lille

    With its fantastic transport links, thriving community and strong Flemish heritage, living in Lille has much to offer. From great food to friendly locals, boutiques and galleries to puppet shows in the park, there's plenty to keep you entertained, regardless of how long you stay in Lille.
  • Working in Lille

    If you are aiming to work in the commerce sector, or are passionate about mechanical or textile engineering, moving to Lille is the right choice for you! Read on to discover more about job opportunities, work permits and more in Lille.

Forum Posts by Germans in Lille

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

German Expats in Lille Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where German expats in Lille exchange experiences and tips to support each other. "Rijsel", an alternative name hinting at the Flemish part of its local history can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Lille’s German expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow German expats in Lille.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Lille to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Germans in Lille at Our Events

Our community in Lille is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Lille’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other German expats to explore the salty marshland of the Camargue. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from Germany in your local community as well as Germans in France nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Germans living in Lille!