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  • Get information in our Shanghai guide

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  • David Thyne

    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

InterNations - A Place for Germans in Shanghai

Grüß Gott to all of our Germans in Shanghai! Are you interested in getting to know fellow German expats in Shanghai? Are you looking for advice from other Germans, e.g. which bars in Shanghai 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 Shanghai. 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.

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    From Germany, living in Shanghai
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    From Germany, living in Shanghai
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    From Germany, living in Shanghai
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    From Germany, living in Shanghai
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    From Germany, living in Shanghai

Meet other Germans in Shanghai

Meet fellow Germans at our events in Shanghai

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

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

  • Shanghai markets
    11 replies
    Nov 5, 4:40 PM
    Community member

    If you don't want to deal with people pulling you into their shop and abusing you go to Hongmei lu, Pearl Market. They have all of the normal fake stuff found at all of the above markets but are …

  • Shanghai Beach Getaway 3 Days
    5 replies
    Jan 29, 5:05 PM
    Community member

    how about beihei, not so far from nanning - maybe 3 hours by train or bus, or if you fly to vietnam - only vietnam you need visa - dont forget. mui ne is famous, about 4 hour by bus from HCM City or …

  • German Embassy in Shanghai
    2 replies
    Jun 10, 11:11 AM
    Community member

    The VISA is not issued in Yong Fu Lu though..... Rechts- und Konsularreferat (u.a. Pass- und Visaangelegenheiten, Beglaubigungen, Bescheinigungen): 8/F SOHO Donghai Plaza 299 Tongren …

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Find other Germans to share your hobbies with

German Expats in Shanghai Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where German expats in Shanghai exchange experiences and tips to support each other. The "Paris Of The East" 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 Shanghai’s German expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow German expats in Shanghai.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Shanghai to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Germans in Shanghai at Our Events

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

  • David Thyne

    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

  • Diana Anhaus-Brey

    It is just so easy to find other international people and global minds with InterNations. I didn´t know there were so many in Shanghai.

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