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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. "

Suzanne Payne

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

InterNations – The Place for Finns Living in the UAE

Want to connect with the expat community of Finns in the United Arab Emirates? Looking for Finnish compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Finnish expats to go on an excursion to the tiny emirate of Ajman with?

InterNations the UAE offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in the UAE or are still in Finland planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Finnish expats in the UAE is going very strong, with members having roots all across Finland - from Oulu, over Pori to Helsinki.

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Forum Posts by Finns in the United Arab Emirates

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Tips and Advice on the UAE from Your Fellow Finnish Expats

Obviously, expat life in the UAE goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Finns is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Emirati mentality and way of life. Finns in the UAE are a part of our community, calling cities such as Dubai, Sharyah, Abu Dhabi, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Finns in Abu Dhabi, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Finnish delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Emirati InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Finland.
  • On the the UAE Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get poronkäristys in Abu Dhabi, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for the UAE has information on the nearest Finnish embassy and many other institutions.

From the tiny emirate of Ajman to the richest city in the world, you can meet supportive and friendly Finnish expats in the UAE on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Finns in the UAE

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in the UAE. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Emirati shawarma, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Abu Dhabi’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover the UAE? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the only 7 star hotel in the world and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Finland and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Hyvää päivää from our Finns 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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