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Forum Guidelines

InterNations is a community of trust, dedicated to current, former and future expats worldwide.
Our Guidelines ensure a respectful conduct in our community and the high quality of information provided. This way InterNations remains the special place it is.
InterNations is a private network that provides its members with a platform to interact. Everyone can apply to join InterNations, and can choose his or her level of membership. InterNations members have agreed to adhere to our Terms & Conditions and to respect our Networking Guidelines.

Please behave in a respectful manner towards other InterNations members, the website, and our staff.


Format and Language

  • All posts must be in English or provide a sufficient and detailed English translation.
  • Thread subjects must be clear and concise.
  • Language must be moderate with no excessive punctuation / capital letters or inappropriate language.

Content of Threads

  • Ensure you post your thread in the right forum category.
  • Hate speech and intolerant remarks are not acceptable.
  • Pornographic and sexual comments will not be tolerated.
  • If using information from a third party, you must provide a link to the original source with a personal comment.
  • Promoting external events and/or other social networks is not permitted.
  • Job postings must include sufficient details. Posts from recruiters or recruitment agencies are not permitted.
  • Commercial posts and advertisements are not permitted.
  • Duplicate posts are not permitted.

Respectful Conduct towards Other Members

  • All members are entitled to express their opinions in a respectful way.
  • Threads/posts about or mocking other members, their comments, profile, threads, or experiences are not  acceptable.

Administration of the Forum

  • InterNations reserves the right to edit or delete threads/posts if they are considered inappropriate, or violate any of the aforementioned guidelines.
  • InterNations reserves the right to take any action necessary to maintain the quality of our platform against any member not following the guidelines.