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David Hicks

"Thanks to my network on InterNations, I already had some contact persons to ask for support on coming to Oslo. "

Amelie Barreau

"Enjoying the great spirit of our InterNations’ Oslo Community for the last few months, I am absolutely convinced of the vision to bring people from different nations together."

Meet Our Friendly Expat Community in Stavanger!

Hei, godt å se deg and a warm welcome to the InterNations Community in Stavanger, Norway! As the premier online community for expats all over the globe, there truly is no place better for you to come to find help for your move to Stavanger (or anywhere else in the world) than the busy yet helpful InterNations community. Whether you want to find the most suitable accommodation for your needs, want to know the best amenities in the Hinna or Stavanger city areas, or just want to socialize and relax with like-minded expats, InterNations is the place for you.

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

Find More Information in Our Stavanger Expat Guides

  • Moving to Stavanger

    Moving to Stavanger means relocating to a little Norwegian port city with a variegated population and an interesting cultural heritage. Thanks to the perfect integration of nature and industry, the city guarantees a quiet lifestyle, still offering many work opportunities for locals and expats alike.
  • Living in Stavanger

    Thanks to its favorable position, its natural beauty, and the booming economy, the Norwegian port city of Stavanger is definitely a good place to live. Find some useful information and expat advice in our guide to make the most of life in this Northern city!
  • Working in Stavanger

    Stavanger offers a diverse range of work opportunities, not only in the maritime sector but increasingly related to engineering and manufacturing. If you are planning on working Stavanger, this business hub of Norway, check our article for the useful advice on the economy, job hunting and more.

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Start Your Expat Life in Stavanger!

Stavanger is a region of south-western Norway that also incorporates the city of Stavanger. Despite the sometimes overwhelming cold, Norway is renowned for its natural beauty and stunning scenery, which is abound in the Stavanger region, from glistening glaciers and fjords, to epic windswept coastlines and towering mountains. Norwegians are big on outdoor activities, so adventurous expats will feel right at home and can take advantage of the truly gorgeous landscape. The standard of living in Norway is also very high with many new innovatively build accommodations and well-funded public services. On the employment side of things, expats with the right skills can find gainful employment here; Stavanger is sometimes known as the "oil capital of Europe" and the Forus business park, located not far from Stavanger city, is one of the biggest commercial areas in Norway, employing over 40,000 people. For expats with knowledge and experience in the gas or oil industry, a top level job here is definitely not out of the question. Due to the money from this sector, Stavanger city is expanding into other areas, too, so there are many other jobs available.

The International Community for Expats

Expat life in Norway, while fun and rewarding, can be a difficult one to adjust to. The frequent extreme cold, short daylight hours during winter, and general differences in lifestyle can leave many expats bewildered and stressed. Luckily for you, the friendly and welcoming members of our Stavanger Community will always be on hand to meet, greet, and jump into activities with. From outdoor activities like hiking and cycling to live music groups and official events, InterNations is sure to offer something for you. After a stressful relocation to a foreign land, sometimes nothing could be better than to relax in the company of a like-minded expat or continue with your favorite activities. So why not try out InterNations today, and let us take the stress out of your relocation and life abroad?

David Hicks

"Thanks to my network on InterNations, I already had some contact persons to ask for support on coming to Oslo. "

Amelie Barreau

"Enjoying the great spirit of our InterNations’ Oslo Community for the last few months, I am absolutely convinced of the vision to bring people from different nations together."

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