Konnichiwa and welcome to your InterNations Community of expats in Nagoya. Here you'll have access to a range of resources designed specifically to support expats through the sometimes tricky process of moving overseas. Our exclusive articles include advice regarding moving to and living in Japan, in addition to a range of insider tips. We also have a busy social forum where expats swap stories and offer the benefit of their experience to newcomers to Nagoya; our friendly members are always happy to share their knowledge. From reliable detailed information to unwavering first-hand support, InterNations helps you find the answers to such questions as "how do I find suitable accommodation?", and gives you the confidence to forge ahead on your new adventure knowing that help is always available.
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 Mumbai or The Hague.
Attend our monthly events and activities for Nagoya expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.
Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Nagoya expat forums.
With the headquarters of numerous automotive giants in and around the city, Nagoya's main employment sources are in the automotive sector and its associated industries, such as component suppliers, and research and development. Other sectors of importance are electronics, ceramics, machinery and robotics. Culture and history lovers are in good company in Nagoya with traditional Japanese Noh theater at Nagoya Castle, opera and classical music at Aichi Arts Center, and numerous museums covering art, ceramics and the national treasures of Japan. The Cultural Path is also ready to be discovered, featuring a number of historical and protected buildings from the Meiji and Taisho eras.
InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 420 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 Guangzhou or Chennai, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.
The support you'll enjoy from your InterNations account continues long after you've arrived in Nagoya at our regular social occasions. First, our InterNations Official Events provide the perfect welcome to the city — you can meet fellow expats and form new friendships. Next, you'll find like-minded travelers in our InterNations Groups, where our members get together to share their interests — if your hobbies aren't covered yet, feel free to start your own group! From making professional contacts to simply have fun together, InterNations is your social ticket to Nagoya.