Discover Shanghai's Friendly Expat Community!
Ni hao and a warm welcome to our shanghai expat
community in Shanghai! Step into our friendly and thriving Shanghai Community and receive helpful, first-hand advice from real expats living in Shanghai. Get to know the Chinese city before you arrive and plan your move down to the letter with guidance from our informative and experienced network of expats, as well as the information in our extensive guide on what you need to know for your expat life in China. You may be considering your next move or planning your escape and may be keen to know the answers to questions like, "what's the healthcare system like in China?", "how expensive is education in China?", or "where is the best place for a family to live in Shanghai?". Once you join InterNations, you'll find helpful members in our forums who will be happy to answer any pressing questions for which you haven't found the answers in our guides. With our members' insider knowledge about living in Shanghai, they will be happy to give you unrivaled advice and tips about settling into your new life in this bustling, modern city. Not only will the friendly expat community be able to help you with practical questions, but they will also be able to give a key insight into Chinese culture and lifestyle, such as where to grab the best street food, like Peking Duck or when to celebrate the Chinese Qingming Festival.
With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Hong Kong or Singapore.