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  1. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello! I realize that this is a pretty common post and I am looking to get some direct feedback/advice for moving to Montpellier. I am a 30 years old female and am living in NY. I am looking to move to France in about 2-3 years. I usually just jump into things but this time around, for me, I...
  2. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    We are a family of four currently living in US hoping to move to France with 10 y/o twins (who speak French) to either Montpellier or Toulouse to open a restaurant. The kids and I speak passable French - they are in a French immersion school here in the US, I attended university in France for a...
  3. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello everyone, My name is Darragh, I am 24 years old and come from Ireland. I am due to complete my TEFL certificate early December and am looking to move to France after Christmas to teach English as a foreign language. Montpellier is of most interest to me. I have picked France because I...
  4. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello Expats, I got a job offer in Montpellier france (as a Software Engineer). The HR of the company gave me some information about the taxes & etc. I am so confused because it is totally different from how our system works here in Sri Lanka. Here is the calculation My annual salary would be...
  5. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    We successfully received our titre de séjour yesterday at the OFII (L’Office Français de l’Immigration et de l’Intégration) in Montpellier and I wanted to share the details. Feb. 24-arrived at Charles de Gaulle airport and got passport (with visa already inside) stamped with arrival date. Mar...
  6. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I was wondering if anyone could help me. I am in such a difficult situation and I just don't know what to do. I am a 22 year old female just about to graduate from university in London this Summer with a degree in Business, Hospitality and Tourism. I am moving to Montpellier in March to live...
  7. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I was wondering if anyone could help me. I am so nervous/ worried and any help would be appreciated! I am a 22 year - old university student, about to graduate in March. I'm then moving to Montpellier to live with my boyfriend who is French and who I have been with for over a year. We have...
  8. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi all We are considering a rental property in the village of Servian (population 4,000) which is about 30 minutes from Beziers and under an hour to Montpellier. Has anyone been there and can let me know any extra information? Thanks
  9. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi All, I have been living in London for 8 years and last January I followed my partner and moved to France. We have been living in his hometown in the beginning so I could focus on my french lessons without having to get a job straight away but now it`s time for me to start looking for one. We...
  10. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    GF & I are in town Sat & we seek any USA expat get-together already scheduled we love southern France & are beginning our plan to relocate here's hoping we can hook up with fellow Americans thanks, Curt
  11. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi everyone I'm living in Montpellier for a year - or longer if I can find a permanent job - and wondered if there's anyone living in or around Montpellier that would be interested in starting a book club? I thought we could host this at Le Bookshop (in the St Roch area of Montpellier) at a...
  12. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Bonjour a tous! First let me thank all of you who posted about your experiences. Thank You! My appointment was yesterday morning, and before that, I kept coming back here to know more or less what to expect. In turn, I'd like to add my story as well. For those of you anxious about your OFII...
  13. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello all, I'm a newbie, so thanks for any help. We're thinking of moving to Montpellier for a couple months this winter--trying to figure out where we could live to give our kids a bit of exposure to the language. Does anyone have any experience with any of the following bilingual schools...
  14. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi! I am an American moving to Montpellier for an internship in October and am looking for a room to rent. I should be there 6 months (maybe a bit more). I am looking for a furnished room but am having a little difficulty. Any suggestions would be helpful. I have been contacting people on...
  15. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I'm new to this forum and am at the very beginning of a year-long self-funded leave from my job at CBC Radio in Toronto. My plan is to live in Montpellier for a few months starting in April. I've been inquiring about apartments through various long-term rental sites (like airbnb) but the right...
  16. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi, Ive been in Montpellier, for about a month now. And I am finding it a little difficult, finding work. Is there better ways to look for work in this city.?? So far I've tried palavas and sete. But I am being told the centre is the best place?? I am picking up the french language, quite...
  17. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello everyone, My boyfriend and I are planning on moving to France next January for 4 months or more, depending on how we like it, and we're having trouble choosing a place to live. We have it narrowed down to Toulouse, Montpellier, Nice, and Paris. We're interested in learning French, so a...
  18. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I have recently moved to the Montpellier area and I am looking for someone to chat with in French/English to help improve my French. I have a basic level but need more of an opportunity to talk and converse with someone who can correct me. I'm 29, a web designer/developer, I work for myself...
  19. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello all! My name is Girish (24, Male) from India. I have been offered a PhD position at the Institut de génomique fonctionnel (IGF) in Montpellier. I will be receiving a stipend of 1381 euros/month net. I am currently searching for an accommodation near IGF. I do not plan to own a vehicle. I...
  20. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    We are moving to Montpellier for a sabbatical for a year beginning Sept 2012. As I look for a place to stay ( 2 adults 2childeren) I run into the chicken/egg scenario where you can't rent with out a bank account & can't have a bank account with out having an address ... It is really not...
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