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    On coming to Colombo, I was dreading the culture shock. However, expats and local contacts gave me some great advice.

InterNations – Uniting Germans living in Sri Lanka

Would you like to get in touch with other Germans in Sri Lanka? Are you in need of help and advice from your German compatriots? Or would you like to join other German expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the spiritual heart of the country?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Sri Lanka or are still living in Germany and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Sri Lanka offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of German expats in Sri Lanka, coming from all corners of Germany - from Hamburg, over Berlin to Munich.

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  • 1 Week Colombo
    8 replies
    Mar 21, 10:59

    Glad you liked Colombo! Barefoot is one of my favourites, Barbara does lots of community outreach work, so you can shop and help towards good causes! Best wishes Jess

  • In town for 2 weeks
    4 replies
    Dec 18, 13:57

    Sunday is good for us Is there a convenient place for us to meet in Bambalapitiya? A coffee shop maybe. 771190480 Ela.

  • Navigation System Sri Lanka
    8 replies
    Jan 29, 05:47

    Hello Kathrina, As far as i know SALA PROSAT is the oldest navigation system here older than 2 years. DIALOG SATNAV is older just over one year. but both are constantly upgrading.i have used both …

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Find Tips and Advice on Sri Lanka from German Expats

Of course, expat living in Sri Lanka is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Germans is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Sri Lankan way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Germans in Sri Lanka, residing in Colombo, Galle, Kandy and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Germans in Colombo.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for German food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Sri Lankan InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from Germany in Sri Lanka.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Sri Lanka Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get roast pork with Knödel in Galle.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Sri Lanka to get information on institutions from your home country, including the German embassy.

From the spiritual heart of the country to the administrative capital and largest city, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly German expats in Sri Lanka.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Germans in Sri Lanka

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Sri Lanka. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Colombo’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see cool highland hill retreats as well as other beautiful landmarks in Sri Lanka.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from Germany and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Grüß Gott from our Germans living in Sri Lanka!