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Expat Guide to Living in Bologna

Whether you're already living in Bologna or preparing to move to Bologna, our Expat Guide to Living in Italy offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Bologna. For answers to specific questions, visit our Italy Forum to talk with expats in Bologna.

Living in Bologna, Italy

Many people come to study in Bologna, Italy and end up staying and living in Bologna. People in Bologna are typically well educated and career oriented. They are generally accepting of people from other cultures and religions, but may not interact with them.

Culture Shock Report

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Bologna handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Bologna by filling out our Culture Shock Report.

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More Living in Bologna Reports

What are people's priorities in Bologna - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Bologna:
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Moving Overseas Report

What should you take with you when you move to Bologna? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Bologna? Help others moving to Bologna by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.

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International School Report

Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Bologna with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Bologna, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.

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Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Bologna. If you are already living in Bologna, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

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Overseas Retirement Report

Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Bologna by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.

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Having a Baby Abroad Report

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Bologna? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Bologna by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.

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Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Bologna? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Bologna? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

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