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Community in Lviv

Connect with fellow expats in Lviv
Join exciting events and groups
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Giovanni Gallo

"For an expat like me, InterNations is the perfect place to meet and connect with like minded people in Kiev. "

Samantha Greene

"After moving to Kiev, I did not only get tips from other expats in Ukraine, but also from locals willing to help newcomers."

Welcome to Our International Community of Expats in Lviv!

Vitayu and welcome to our InterNations Community of expats in Lviv, Ukraine. Especially created with people like you in mind, our network is here to help make moving and settling in abroad easier. Our in-depth articles are tailored to the needs of expats to help you overcome obstacles and ease away your concerns. In our comprehensive guides you'll find the answers to your questions such as, "how do I apply for a work permit?" as well as exclusive insider tips. You'll also find the incomparable expertise of our members in our friendly and welcoming forum where you can ask any questions to receive knowledgeable and generous guidance. With InterNations you have constant support, reliable advice and a fascinating group of fellow travelers waiting to welcome you to the city.

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 Istanbul or London.

Join Our Exciting Events in Lviv

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

Find More Information in Our Lviv Expat Guides

  • Moving to Lviv

    As one of the most dynamic cities in Ukraine, there is a growing number of expatriates that move to Lviv to work in its thriving information technology sector. Are you one of them? Then make sure you are up to speed on the city itself, its climate, and relevant visa regulations
  • Living in Lviv

    Lviv is one of the largest cities in Ukraine. It remains Ukraine's most popular tourist destination, and as such has earned the nickname the "Little Paris of Ukraine". Living in Lviv can be a wonderful experience, but expats should nevertheless make sure to be well-prepared for their stay abroad.
  • Working in Lviv

    Lviv has one of the Ukraine’s fastest growing economies. Expatriates tend to be employed in technical positions in the industrial or services sectors in Lviv. If you are planning to work in Lviv, make sure everything is in order with your work permit and learn when you’ll need to pay income taxes.

Exchange Tips about living in Lviv

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

A Cultural Experience in Lviv

Lviv is considered a cultural center of Ukraine with the historic old town listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site which comprises of baroque, renaissance and classical architecture. The philharmonic orchestra and the famous Lviv Theater of Opera and Ballet will thrill culture lovers along with a plethora of art galleries, museums, and orchestras in this historic city, dating back to 1256. Expats hoping to work in Lviv will find one of Ukraine's fastest-growing economies with a number of strong sectors. Main industries include manufacturing of machinery and electronics, technological activities such as software production and computing, as well as a particularly strong services sector. Expats are likely to find technical roles, governmental roles, or positions as English teachers.

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 Jakarta or Paris, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Our Events in Lviv Are One of the Best Ways to Meet Other Expats

Once you arrive in Lviv we encourage you to explore our InterNations Groups to find fellow expats who share your interests to make plans with. The City Trotters Group is a great way to start navigating the city alongside seasoned residents who know their way around. You are also warmly invited to attend our regular, larger social events InterNations Events where our member expats come together in an informal and relaxed atmosphere at classy venues around town. If you're wondering how you'll make new friends in Lviv, joining InterNations is the perfect starting point.

Giovanni Gallo

"For an expat like me, InterNations is the perfect place to meet and connect with like minded people in Kiev. "

Samantha Greene

"After moving to Kiev, I did not only get tips from other expats in Ukraine, but also from locals willing to help newcomers."

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