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  • Connect with fellow Dutch in the UAE

  • Get information in our UAE guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in the UAE

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If you’re wondering how to navigate the challenges of life abroad, you’re not alone. Join InterNations and connect with a community of like-minded expats in Canada! You’ll find many ways to network, socialize, and make new international friends.

Don’t miss a variety of welcoming online and in-person events. Join groups to pursue your hobbies — from sports to music, there’s something for everyone With InterNations, you’ll quickly feel at home wherever life takes you.

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  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

InterNations – Uniting Dutch living in the UAE

Would you like to get in touch with other Dutch in the United Arab Emirates? Are you in need of help and advice from your Dutch compatriots? Or would you like to join other Dutch expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the tiny emirate of Ajman?

Whether you have settled as an expat in the UAE or are still living in the Netherlands and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations the UAE 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 Dutch expats in the UAE, coming from all corners of the Netherlands - from The Hague, over Amsterdam to Rotterdam.

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    From Netherlands, living in Abu Dhabi
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    From Netherlands, living in Abu Dhabi
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    From Netherlands, living in Abu Dhabi
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    From Netherlands, living in Dubai
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    From Netherlands, living in Dubai
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    From Netherlands, living in Dubai

Meet other Dutch in the United Arab Emirates

Meet other Dutch at our events in the United Arab Emirates

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

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Dutch in our UAE expat forums.

Ask experienced Dutch expats in the United Arab Emirates!

  • Where can I find Dutch food?
  • Where can I meet other Dutch?
  • Are there Dutch schools in my city?

Find other Dutch to share your hobbies with

Find Tips and Advice on the UAE from Dutch Expats

Of course, expat living in the UAE is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Dutch is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Emirati way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Dutch in the UAE, residing in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharyah and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Dutch in Dubai or Dutch in Abu Dhabi.

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

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from the Netherlands in the UAE.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our the UAE Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get stamppot in Dubai.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for the UAE to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Dutch embassy.

From the tiny emirate of Ajman to the richest city in the world, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Dutch expats in the UAE.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Dutch in the UAE

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in the UAE. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Emirati shawarma, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Abu Dhabi’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the beautiful wildlife conservations and sanctuaries of Ras Al Khaimah as well as other beautiful landmarks in the UAE.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from the Netherlands and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Goededag from our Dutch living in the UAE!

  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

  • Suzanne Payne

    Dubai is such an overwhelming mixture of tradition and modernity that I was very grateful for all the support from other expats.

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