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InterNations - A Place for Americans in Medellin

Hello to all Americans in Medellin! Would you like to meet fellow American expats in Medellin? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other Americans, e.g. where in Medellin your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get stuffed turkey?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Medellin. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of American expats, hailing from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

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Attend our monthly events and activities and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expatriates and fellow Americans in Medellin.

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  • Moving to Medellin

    Medellin's fast improving reputation and beautiful climate, not to mention its immersive culture and incredible nightlife, makes it an appealing place to live for expatriates. It is also one of Colombia's most important economic centers, thus providing ample opportunities to those moving o Medellin.
  • Living in Medellin

    Medellin, located in the Aburra Valley, is the second largest city in Colombia and life in Medellin has gone through an incredible transformation in the last few years. Safety levels have vastly improved, as has the local economy after the city embraced industrial dynamism at the start of the 21st century.
  • Working in Medellin

    Medellin’s economy is mainly based on two sectors: steel and textiles; but agriculture, fashion and flowers are also important for the city. For expats planning on working in Medellin, it would be useful have some Spanish knowledge because this will make finding a job so much easier.

Forum Posts by Americans in Medellin

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Medellin expat forums.

American Expats in Medellin Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, American expats in Medellin are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. The City of Everlasting Spring 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 Medellin’s American expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow American expats in Medellin.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Medellin to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with Americans in Medellin at Our Events

Our Medellin 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 Medellin’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow American expats to discover the cordilleras. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from United States of America in your local community and meet Americans in Colombia in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Americans living in Medellin!

Pablo Garcia Ramirez
"I was so lucky that a friend told me about InterNations before I came to Bogota. I had the chance to contact many expats there from home."
Michelle Guillemont
"I was a little bit afraid before moving to Colombia - a new language, security issues, no friends. InterNations helped me settle in, though. "

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