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  • Connect with fellow Swedes 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 Swedes living in the UAE

Would you like to get in touch with other Swedes in the United Arab Emirates? Are you in need of help and advice from your Swedish compatriots? Or would you like to join other Swedish 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 Sweden 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 Swedish expats in the UAE, coming from all corners of Sweden - from Goteborg, over Stockholm to Uppsala.

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

  • Electric items
    4 replies
    Jan 22, 4:24 PM
    Community member

    Hi Rafael. Abu Dhabi has everything. You really don't need to get all your things with you. Just one day out at any mall and you'll find whatever it is you're looking for. Traveling with all …

  • Residence visa ban
    10 replies
    Apr 30, 12:01 AM
    Community member

    Thanks a lot dear Mr. Almir and Irfan. You guys really helped me a lot. I will do inform you if anything happens soon. Also, I would appreciate if you come to know any opportunities that might suit …

  • Apartments in Abu Dhabi
    4 replies
    Mar 5, 11:28 AM
    Community member

    another recommended area is Saadyat island. Nice, elegant, have lot of amenities and 10 minutes to AD down town

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

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

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

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