The Inside Track for Meeting Other Expats in Geneva

Switzerland is one of the most attractive countries in the world in which to live and work, renowned for its high standard of living, safety and some of the most stunning scenery. Geneva is a multicultural city and one of Switzerland’s leading economic centres, making it the ideal location for expat tax professionals.

Geneva has one of the most important financial centres in the world. It has a population of just under 500,000, making it the second largest city in Switzerland. The official language in Geneva is French, with English being generally widely spoken as well as in the world of business.

A move to another country can be a daunting prospect and can come with many challenges. A great way to help with this is by getting in touch with some of the local expat community online. This allows you to connect with like-minded individuals leading to new friendships and seek advice from those currently living in Geneva.


Most forums will already have a variety of topics, with people seeking all kinds of advice allowing you to gain a vast amount of valuable insider information during your relocation process. The forums can also act as a great way of meeting new friends, finding out when and where different expat activities are taking place and helping you settle into your new surrounds.

Here are some useful links to forums in Switzerland and Geneva:


Aside from more traditional online forums the more traditional online forums, perhaps an easier way of getting in touch with other expats is through social media. There are numerous Facebook groups that you can join, covering a variety of topics:

Groupes de français

Due to Geneva being a French-speaking area of Switzerland, there are also a number of groups in French.

There we have it. Kingpin International have collected all the details for you, now you can take the next step and make new expat connections in Geneva.

Need more information? Why not read our other articles on Geneva “An Introduction to Life in Geneva, Switzerland” and “An Extensive Guide to Schooling in Geneva”.

If you are interested in relocating to Geneva or anywhere around the globe and would like to speak to Kingpin International about international tax opportunities, please contact a member of the team.

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