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«Die Luxemburger sind nicht so leicht zugänglich»

The Luxembourgers mostly encounter benevolently foreign professionals who live here permanently. This emerges from the "Expat City Ranking 2018" of the Munich company Inter-Nations. Overall, 69 …

Copenhagen, Stockholm given dismal rankings in expat city survey

Distant locals and a difficult housing market are among the factors resulting in a poor ranking for Scandinavian capitals in a survey on life for internationals in major cities. Copenhagen was …

«Roma: carriera zero. Milano: stipendi bassi». Così i talenti stranieri bocciano l’Italia

What do Rome, Riyadh and Gedda have in common, the port city of Saudi Arabia? They share, alas, the last positions of the …

Expatriados: ¿Barcelona o Madrid?

The world is full of people who travel for tourism; but also, to look for new opportunities and improve their work expectations. Nowadays, expatriates and digital nomads have …

Dublin is now the WORST city in the world to find affordable accommodation

Dublin has been ranked the worst city in the world to find affordable accommodation, a survey has found. A combination of soaring rents and stagnant housing stock has resulted in …

Expats wünschen sich mehr Unterstützung beim Einleben

For many skilled workers, it goes without saying today: a longer working stay abroad. What sounds like glamor and adventure in the first place is sometimes …

Zwei Gründer bringen mit ihrem sozialen Netzwerk mehr als 3 Millionen Menschen zusammen - das ist ihr Erfolgsgeheimnis

Malte Zeeck and Philipp von Plato have experienced first-hand how lonely you can become when you live abroad. But instead of sinking into their own misfortune, they turned their negative …

Revealed: The 15 Most Dangerous Places to Live

Have you ever thought of moving to another country, but worried about your safety? It might be safer to live outside the United States, according to InterNations, which recently published …

The 30 best countries for job satisfaction, making new friends, and raising a family, according to expats

Moving to a new country is tough. It often means needing to find new friends, working in a new environment, and settling into a totally new way of life. That's why …

Die 10 schlimmsten Länder für Auswanderer 2018

The dream of emigration often ends with the awakening in the harsh reality. What sounded a wise decision for the personal and professional decision, turns out to be …

Fachkräftemangel: Expats fühlen sich in Deutschland nicht willkommen

According to a survey, the Federal Republic of Germany is one of the three countries where foreign skilled workers find it hardest to settle in. They have trouble finding …

Portugal é o melhor país da Europa para quem vive emigrado (apesar dos cães que ladram)

The InterNations study, the largest expatriate community in the world, once again highlights the quality of life in Portugal. But there are also problems: from career perspectives to …

Sweden is "biggest loser" in global expat survey

Sweden experienced the most dramatic drop, falling from position 22 to 46, in the latest annual ranking of countries as seen "through expat eyes", published this Thursday. This year's …

Switzerland named among biggest losers in expat survey

Switzerland is now the 44th best country to live as an expat, sandwiched between Ireland and Hungary, according to an annual survey which highlights the challenges and cold realities of …

Zuwanderer finden Österreicher unfreundlich

The Expat Insider survey, conducted for the fifth time by the expat network InterNations and for which 18,000 members in 68 countries were surveyed, shows: immigrants are having ...

The countries with the best quality of life in the world for expats

Moving abroad for work, even for a year or two, is a life-changing decision. And while many people look to move as part of their career trajectory for the company they work for, some …

InterNations Eindhoven Hands 750.- Cheque To UNICEF

On January 27, 2018, InterNations Eindhoven handed the cheque, worth 750 Euros, to UNICEF NL. Mr. Gerard den Hertog as the contact person for Eindhoven of UNICEF, accepted the …

Making life easier for expats – Interview with Malte Zeeck, CEO and co-founder of Internations

Internations is the leading network and guide for expats in 420 cities worldwide, encompassing over 3 million members and hosting over 6000 events per month. Over a decade now Internations …

O que é isso de ser um expatriado em Portugal

They arrive in great numbers, looking for the sun, the gastronomy, the hospitality and an opportunity to start a new life. Portugal is the best country in …

Auslandseinsätze von Mitarbeitern organisieren - dieses Unternehmen hilft

Over ten years ago, Malte Zeeck - inspired by a stay abroad - came up with the business idea of InterNations: networking expats. Today, InterNations is …

Internations verkündet Mitglieder-Rekord - Munich Startup

More than three million members use the Munich-based expat network Internations. Last year, the community grew by 20 percent. Internations claims to be the world's largest …

InterNations liga três milhões de expatriados e "mentes globais"

Some say it's a mix of Facebook and LinkedIn, but with the particularity of organizing events and offline activities for members. It is a social network that provides …

Connecting Expats in Ukraine

Ukraine has become home for many expats from different parts of the world: those who came here to start a business, transferred to international departments of their companies, or …

InterNations: „Corporate Social Responsibility wird immer wichtiger!“

With more than 2.5 million members in 390 cities across the globe, Munich-based InterNations is the largest social network and information portal in the world for …

Xing übernimmt Netzwerk für Berufstätige im Ausland

The careers network Xing takes over InterNations, which claims to be the largest network for working people abroad. The purchase price amounts to around ten million euros, said …

Philipp von Plato und Malte Zeeck über ihre erste Million

How the founders of the network Internations make a virtue out of the need of emigrants. With the sale of the company to Xing, Philipp von Plato and Malte Zeeck …

Malte Zeek (CEO of Internations) at Startup Grind Munich

While working as a correspondent and television reporter for international broadcasters such as CNN International, N24, n-tv and ARD in various countries, including India and Brazil, Malte …

InterNations: Interview with Malte Zeeck

Malte Zeck is a passionate traveller, he loves different cultures and communication. He is the kind of person who turns a weakness into an opportunity. His experience …

My Suzhou: Coco Albota, Ambassador for InterNations Suzhou

Romanian native Coco Albota has been an ambassador for InterNations Suzhou for nearly two years. As her time comes to an end, and she readies herself to …

InterNations erweitert globales Freiwilligenprogramm auf 35 Länder

Many expats who have had the opportunity to move abroad share a desire to give something back to their new home. The expat network InterNations unites …

Who should be called an expat?

What is an expatriate, exactly? And when is an expat an immigrant — or not? The word expat is loaded. It carries many connotations, preconceptions and assumptions about …

Networking opportunities in Singapore: We chat with two InterNations expat ambassadors

With over 30,000 members, InterNations is a way to network and meet new people in Singapore. We chat with two Singapore-based ambassadors for global networking organization InterNations who …

Five Minutes with Malte Zeeck, Founder and Co-CEO of InterNations

InterNations recently released a study on the most popular destinations for people who live abroad. Germany performed especially well when it came to the topic of work. Anyone who has …

Malte Zeeck - fondatorul InterNations, "biblia" expatilor

At 39, German Malte Zeeck is a true globetrotter. There are few places of the world in which he has not been. He turned the experience as an expat …

Expatriates share their experiences of living in Greece at local branch of InterNations

“I was surprise by how cold the winter was,” says Juergen Fischhaber, a German who moved to Athens from Sofia in October. An executive at a multinational company, Fischhaber is one …

Expatriates' whole new life away from home

After my daily work I visited a city hangout where I was invited to meet members of a social group; Oh no, it wasn’t one of … 

Ulkomailta Suomeen töihin tulleet "ekspatit" turvautuvat toisiinsa – suomalaisten kanssa ystävystyy hitaasti

The network of expats in the Helsinki Community has grown a lot. The platform provide practical advices on how to settle in Finland, but even more important is …

Networking the world's expats

In our ongoing weekly series, The Local looks into a successful entrepreneur's life - the story behind his successes, major challenges and how being an entrepreneur changed …

The man who founded the expat United Nations

When German journalist Malte Zeeck found himself feeling lonely as an expat moving frequently between world cities, he turned a negative into a positive that has created a …

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