Communities – in good company

Living in Bavaria means exploring, getting to know and experiencing the state's culture. It is much richer and more colourful than any of the clichés, and includes the communities which we introduce here. In Bavaria, there is no need for anyone to deny their cultural roots. Living in Bavaria is living in variety. Whatever information you need – be it the nearest international school, language courses or questions on your neighbourhood – in Bavaria's international communities you will quickly find answers to your questions and friendship with like-minded people. We are also happy to invite you to suggest more or different international communities – we are always open for something new.

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International communities

Germany Expat Community for Expatriates in Germany
Here you can meet international expats who live in Germany.

Just landed
This provides important tips for finding accommodation and an international community.

Expatica
You can find news and information for the international community in Germany here.

Expat Exchange
This is a varied platform for the international community in Germany.

Toytown Germany
Please click here for a platform for the English-speaking community in Germany.

Expat Women
Here you will find an interesting and helpful platform especially for women who have recently moved to Germany.


Communities in Munich

New in the city – Munich:
All new arrivals in Munich can find helpful advice here.

GEA events calendar for Munich:
What is going on in Munich? What is there for me to do?
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Communities from various countries

USA:
www.germerican.org
The social network for American citizens in Germany.

Turkey:
As an umbrella association, the Türkische Gemeinde in Bayern e.V. brings together the interests of Turkish societies in Bavaria.

Poland:
Forum Bayern-Polen e.V.
This society promotes economic, cultural and social cooperation between Bavaria and Poland.
The Deutsch-Polnische Gesellschaft München e.V. is a point of information and contact intended to maintain German-Polish relations.

Japan:
Japan and Bavaria are connected by a close-knit cultural and economic community. The list below offers a selection of links for Japanese citizens in Bavaria, with a selection of events, special service providers and cultural points of contact.
www.japan-in-bayern.de
Japanese Consulate General in Munich
Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft in Bayern e.V.
Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft für Nordbayern e.V.
Japan Club Muenchen e.V.
Japanische Internationale Schule München e.V.
Japanisches Institut in München e.V.
Deutsch-Japanisches Forum Würzburg

China:
The Chinese-Bavarian community is growing all the time. On the pages below, those interested can find tips for current events, news and information on cultural and economic exchange.
www.chinaforumbayern.de (German)
www.chinaforumbayern.de (Chinese)
Bayerisches Hochschulzentrum für China
www.bayern-shandong.com

India:
Bavaria is home to around 7,000 Indian citizens (2011). In order to promote the community and cultural and economic exchange, the most important links to the Indian-Bavarian networks are listed below:
www.munichmela.de
Indien-Instituts e.V. Munich