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  • Connect with fellow French in the UAE

  • Get information in our UAE guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life 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.

InterNations – Uniting French living in the UAE

Would you like to get in touch with other French in the United Arab Emirates? Are you in need of help and advice from your French compatriots? Or would you like to join other French 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 France 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 French expats in the UAE, coming from all corners of France - from Lyon, over Paris to Nice.

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    From France, living in Abu Dhabi
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Attend our monthly events and activities for French expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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

  • Looking for a Nanny / maid
    1 reply
    Jun 23, 6:07 AM
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    Dear Thierry, I just received the following mail from a friend of mine (maybe this can help you): For four years we employed Sara as our live-in helper, but it is time for our ways to …

  • Nail Salon
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    Feb 15, 5:43 PM
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    My good friend a nice trip I want to be happy.

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    Mar 6, 5:58 AM
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    It's ok Gary, so let us confirm by wednesday for next week end, ok?

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Find Tips and Advice on the UAE from French 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 French 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 French in the UAE, residing in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharyah and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of French in Dubai or French in Abu Dhabi.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for French 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 France 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 foie gras in Dubai.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for the UAE to get information on institutions from your home country, including the French embassy.

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

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow French 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 France and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Bonjour from our French 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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