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When accepting an international assignment often a big concern is leaving behind home networks and friends. However with a little effort it can be easy to reforge these relationships as many expats are already living and working in Moscow and are ready to welcome a new comer.

Likewise as more international firms develop offices in Moscow the expat community equally blossoms with a range of groups and volunteer opportunities to assist international families to make friends quickly and easily. There are a number of international women’s organizations along with nation specific groups too.

International Clubs & Associations

The International Women’s Club of Moscow

A strong network of international women working under the umbrella of IWC. The club hosts numerous activities, volunteer opportunities, charity events and also produces a monthly newsletter.

British Women’s Club of Moscow

The club is a non-profit organization that arranges programs for expat families, including coffee mornings and charitable events.

American Women’s Organization of Moscow

Part of the world-wide network of American Women’s Clubs, the organization sponsors a number of events throughout the year. It also co-ordinates a range of activities of interest to expats.

Moskva Accueil (French Women’s Club)

An opportunity for French nationals to meet and socialize while living in Moscow.

Swedish Women’s Educational Association (SWEA)

A global network of women’s groups, primarily for Swedish speaking women, to meet, have fun and enjoy Swedish Culture.

Damas Latinas

A group for latin women in Moscow.

American Center

An English language library based on the American model has a wealth of written information, and is also The American Culture Center for Moscow.


“Hikers” is an active and friendly hiking club, that anyone can join, based in Moscow, Russia.  Hikes take place every Sunday all-year-round in forests of Moscow region.


A trusted community and guide in Russia. InterNations aim is to help you, as an expat, become part of the expat community in Moscow and explore all aspects of the Russian way of life.

Expat Women

One of the largest web portals discussing all things expat for women living overseas.

The expat women’s magazine. is an interactive information resource and community assisting and bringing together expat women to walk through key relocation and expatriate decisions step-by-step.


World Class

World Class is the largest fitness corporation in Russia. World Class club chain offers its members a full range of fitness and wellness programs, pools, group and personal trainings, work out gyms, kid zones, Russian and Turkish bath , Beauty SPA centers, PODIUM Sport fashion boutique, fitness bars and solarium.

Hair Dresser

The Expat Salon

Full service English speaking salon.

Religious Services

International Christian Assembly

International Christian Assembly (ICA) is a Christian Church in the Pentecostal, Charismatic tradition, established in 1995 which holds services in English every Sunday.

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