Suriname

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Swedish Expats in Suriname?

Connect with fellow Swedes in Suriname
Get information in our Suriname guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Suriname

David Snyder

"I like being connected to people all over the world, especially to other expats in Suriname and its neighbouring states in South America."

Diana Anhaus-Brey

"Getting around in Paramaribo is challenging if you don't know the city. InterNations quickly helped me discover the best locations. "

InterNations – Connecting Swedes living in Suriname

Are you looking for fellow Swedes in Suriname? 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 upper Coppename River watershed together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Suriname or still residing at home in Sweden to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Suriname 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 Suriname, hailing from all across Sweden - from Uppsala, over Goteborg to Stockholm.

Meet other Swedes at our events in Suriname

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

Find More Information in Our Suriname Expat Guides

  • Moving to Suriname

    Suriname, the smallest independent country in the whole of South America, has a very culturally diverse population, mostly concentrated in the developed north, while the south is covered with the rainforest. In this article, we have collected useful information for expats moving to Suriname, from climate to visas.
  • Living in Suriname

    Suriname enjoys a relatively high standard of living, with quite modern and reliable facilities and services. Most of the population resides in the developed north of the country and Suriname has a diverse, vibrating culture. Find out more about life in Suriname in our guide!
  • Working in Suriname

    There are jobs for skilled expats in Suriname. Whether in the health service, or teaching English as a foreign language, expats can apply and have the work permit procedure looked after by a potential employer. Find out how in our Expat Guide!

Receive Information and Tips about Suriname from Swedish Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Suriname 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 Surinamese culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Swedes in Suriname, living in Paramaribo, Paranam, Albina and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group of Swedes in Paramaribo.

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 Suriname.
  • Receive and share advice in our Suriname Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for köttbullar in Paramaribo...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Suriname to find institutions like the nearest Swedish embassy and many others.

From the upper Coppename River watershed to the historical centre of the capital district, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Swedish expats in Suriname.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Swedes in Suriname

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Suriname. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Surinamese its variety of ethnic food (mostly Javanese-inspired), to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Paramaribo's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the bird and monkey paradise at Raleighvallen, the vast Surinamese Rainforest, and other impressive landmarks across Suriname.

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 Suriname!

David Snyder

"I like being connected to people all over the world, especially to other expats in Suriname and its neighbouring states in South America."

Diana Anhaus-Brey

"Getting around in Paramaribo is challenging if you don't know the city. InterNations quickly helped me discover the best locations. "

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