Make your expat project a success!

Discover the largest expat help and support network

What's up in the expat world ?

Discover our latest publications

These are the most difficult languages for expats to learn
These are the most difficult languages for expats to learn
Any expat will tell you that one of the most important stages of settling abroad is usually the process of learning and understanding a new language. The truth is that full integration in one's host country requires that one manages to communicate verbally in the country's national language. However, some of these languages may be more challenging than others, which means that it may take some time and extra effort being to able to communicate in the language fluently. Let's find out about some of the languages that are the most difficult for expats to learn.
These countries are encouraging their overseas talent to return
The pandemic has accentuated labor shortages in many countries. In addition to trying to attract new immigrants, countries are also encouraging their citizens who are abroad to return home. Some of them, which have historically suffered from a brain drain, have been doing that since before the pandemic. They created favorable policies, such as tax breaks and entrepreneurship loans, to encourage returnees to use their skills and experience gained abroad in their home country.
What are the most sought-after skills for expats in 2023?
The MOOC-provider Coursera recently published its Job Skills of 2023 report. The report says that digital skills, especially in data science, together with soft skills in management and storytelling, are the best career skills to have in 2023. This should not be surprising in a marketplace where hybrid work has become the norm. 
Will Jacinda Ardern's resignation impact immigration to New Zealand?
After 5 years as Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern resigned on January 19. She has since been replaced by her Labour Party colleague Chris Hipkins. While Ardern has cited burnout as the main reason for her resignation, it does come in the wake of her plummeting popularity in New Zealand. Her immigration policy, focused on making the system more selective, changed between 2017-2020 and 2020-2022.
News at a glance: interest rate hike for bank loans
The increase in the Repo rate is not without consequences. This has led to an increase in interest rates for bank loans. Also in the news, the sun is expected to come out again over the weekend.
Recipe of the week : The farata
Rainy weather calls for faratas. So this week, Expat.com brings to you the recipe for this Mauritian delicacy.
Studying abroad in 2023: Here's what you should consider
The new year has brought back moving abroad plans. Many students are having their revenge on the pandemic. Borders are now wide open, and the troubles caused by COVID don't seem to be affecting plans to study abroad anymore. So, what are the best places to study in 2023? How to prepare for your trip in the current international context? Here are some tips.
More articles
197
Countries
3,272,700 +
Members
500 +
Cities

Top destinations

Countries
Albania
3480 members
Australia
47564 members
Belgium
49627 members
Canada
91283 members
Cape Verde
2687 members
Colombia
23950 members
Egypt
30742 members
England
75765 members
Ethiopia
10775 members
France
196824 members
Germany
66979 members
Guyana
1811 members
India
53617 members
Italy
62015 members
Ivory Coast
26341 members
Kenya
23410 members
Kuwait
30767 members
Madagascar
21393 members
Malta
23694 members
Mauritius
54676 members
Mexico
29462 members
Morocco
86999 members
Netherlands
35431 members
Oman
31573 members
Palau
314 members
Philippines
41541 members
Portugal
47286 members
Qatar
37960 members
Reunion Island
9643 members
Romania
17075 members
Saudi Arabia
132584 members
Seychelles
4639 members
Slovakia
3101 members
Slovenia
1918 members
Spain
125599 members
Switzerland
41679 members
Thailand
56115 members
Turkey
47943 members
United Arab Emirates
118446 members
USA
122382 members
Vietnam
76651 members
Zambia
4260 members
Regions
Aalborg
176 members
Amman
2338 members
Ankara
1570 members
Antananarivo
579 members
Aqaba
90 members
Baku
1602 members
Bangkok
12750 members
Basque Country
870 members
Beirut
1974 members
Bratislava
548 members
British Columbia
930 members
Bruges
280 members
Brussels
8235 members
Budapest
3568 members
Casablanca
14197 members
Catalunya
5902 members
Cork
383 members
Davao
769 members
Dubai
28363 members
Florida
3468 members
Geneva
2012 members
Guangzhou
1347 members
Hessen
1872 members
Hyogo
90 members
Jeddah
12091 members
Kampala
1885 members
Kinshasa
2380 members
Kuala Lumpur
18450 members
Maastricht
320 members
Madrid
9048 members
Ouagadougou
2196 members
Pattaya
1758 members
Phuket
2254 members
Quebec
6867 members
Riyadh
21062 members
Salzburg
310 members
Shenzhen
1710 members
Sofia
1284 members
Tianjin
317 members
Tirana
622 members
Umbria
308 members
Zanzibar
428 members

Meet other expats and join the events

OR