New in Germany? Not sure where to start?
First things first, let’s get the basics sorted. Here are some useful guides to get you started.
Registration in Germany
If you will be staying in Germany for longer than three months, you need to register your address (anmelden) at...
Banking in Germany: How to open a German bank account
As an expat in Germany, one of the first steps in setting up your life will be to open up...
Residence permit in Germany
If you want to live and work in Germany as an expat, you may need to apply for a residence...
Health insurance in Germany
The health insurance (Krankenversicherung) system in Germany is universal, meaning that by law everyone has to take out cover. There...
Private health insurance in Germany (Private Krankenversicherung)
The second pillar of German health insurance is private health insurance, which currently covers around 10% of the population, particularly...
Private insurance in Germany
Whilst anyone living and working in Germany is obliged to contribute to health insurance and other parts of the German...
Language schools in Germany
If you’ve recently moved to Germany, you’ll perhaps be thinking about brushing up on some of your language skills. Learning...
Mobile telephony in Germany
As with most countries in the world, expats in Germany who want to communicate with friends and family have the choice...