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    With InterNations, you'll meet interesting expats wherever you go - both online and offline.

InterNations – Connecting Swedes living in South Africa

Are you looking for fellow Swedes in South Africa? Do you need advice and tips from your Swedish countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other Swedish expats to discover attractions like the Highveld's Gauteng City Region together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in South Africa or still residing at home in Sweden to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations South Africa provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of Swedish expats in South Africa, hailing from all across Sweden - from Uppsala, over Goteborg to Stockholm.

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    From Sweden, living in Pretoria
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    From Sweden, living in Pretoria
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    From Sweden, living in Pretoria
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    From Sweden, living in Pretoria
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    From Sweden, living in Pretoria
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    From Sweden, living in Johannesburg
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    From Sweden, living in Johannesburg
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    From Sweden, living in Johannesburg
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    From Sweden, living in Johannesburg
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    From Sweden, living in Johannesburg

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Meet other Swedes at our events in South Africa

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

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Swedes in our South Africa expat forums.

  • weekend getaway
    Feb 25, 8:46 AM
  • Need Portuguese teacher
    2 replies
    Feb 9, 12:46 PM
    Community member

    Hi Daniel, Yes, thank you for getting in touch with me. Me and my colleague are both interested in 1-2 hour lessons/ week in portuguese. Do you teach yourself or can you refer me to someone who …

  • Documentaries
    5 replies
    Mar 15, 6:54 PM
    Community member

    You can also try SABC , they have a lot of documentaries in the past years. Good Luck

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Receive Information and Tips about South Africa from Swedish Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in South Africa is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your Swedish compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the South African culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Swedes in South Africa, living in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofSwedes in Johannesburg orSwedes in Cape Town.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for Swedish food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the Swedish InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from Sweden in South Africa.
  • Receive and share advice in our South Africa Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for köttbullar in Cape Town...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for South Africa to find institutions like the nearest Swedish embassy and many others.

From the Highveld's Gauteng City Region to the Garden Route, a scenic stretch along the south-east coast, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Swedish expats in South Africa.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Swedes in South Africa

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in South Africa. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional South African bobotie, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Cape Town's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip together with a group of fellow Swedes in Pretoria to visit the Cape of Good Hope, the wilderness trails of Kruger National park, and other impressive landmarks across South Africa.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from Sweden and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hallå from our Swedes living in South Africa!

  • Sandro Pedace

    With InterNations, you'll meet interesting expats wherever you go - both online and offline.

  • Stephanie Gainsbourg

    InterNations provided me with an "entrance" to the expat circles of Pretoria, so to speak, and helped me get to know other French expatriates.

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