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Expat Guide to Living in Germany

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

8 Best Places to Live in Germany

Expats love Germany for its historic towns, festivals, Christmas markets and diversity. In this article, we cover 8 of the best places to live in Germany.

5 Tips for Tech Jobs in Berlin

Expats in Berlin live in one of the biggest tech hubs in Europe. There are companies that range anywhere from large corporations to budding start up, and these are able to attract talent from all over the world.

12 Expats Talk about What it's Like Living in Germany

Expats talk about living in Germany. From meeting people to adjusting to the German culture, expats offer a glimpse of life in Germany.

5 Tips for Living in Cologne, Germany

Expats in Cologne, Germany share tips for living in Cologne from international schools to Karneval. They also discuss the shocking events of New Year's Eve 2015 and how that has impacted life in Cologne.

10 Best Places in the World to Get in the Christmas Spirit

Christmas is a wonderful time of year. Here are 10 of the best places in the world to get in the Christmas spirit.

12 Tips for Living in Düsseldorf, Germany

12 Tips for Living in Düsseldorf, Germany

A glimpse at expat life in Dusseldorf, Germany - from international schools to cost of living in Dusseldorf, expat clubs to recreational activities.

Moving to Munich, Germany

An expat living in Munich offers advice on moving to the southern German city. Great advice on getting a drivers license, renting a flat, and more.

Culture Shock in Frankfurt, Germany

An expat in Germany talks about the living in Germany. Although he's from France, he had trouble adjusting to the German culture - the lack of politeness, thriftiness and difficulty making friendships.

Dream vs Reality of Living in Berlin, Germany

Once we settled in Berlin, we have no regrets whatsoever. It has been all we could hope for in living in Germany. The culture, the history and of course, cosmopolitan Berlin. We love our place in the city and are happy we made this move. Berlin is no longer divided and I still see the Berlin from my younger days.

Retirement in Eifel , Germany

A couple from the UK discusses their decision to move abroad to reduce living costs and travel more. For now, they are living in Eifel, but the locals are not welcoming and they are considering moving again.

More Culture Shock Reports for Germany

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Germany handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Germany:
Submit a Culture Shock Report

More Moving to Germany Reports

What should you take with you when you move to Germany? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Germany? Below are some of the responses from expats in Germany:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report

Reviews of Schools in Germany

Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Germany. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Germany:
Submit an International School Review

Dream vs. Reality of Living in Germany Reports

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Germany. If you are already living in Germany, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Germany:
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report

Retiring in Germany Reports

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 Germany, by filling out our Overseas Retirement report. Below are some of the reports from expats in Germany:
Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby in Germany Reports

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Germany? Below are some of the reports from expats in Germany:
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working in Germany Reports

What's it like to find a job in Germany? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Germany? Below are some of the reports from expats in Germany:
Submit a Working Abroad Report
Additional Articles
5 Tips for Living in Frankfurt

Expats often move to Frankfurt for jobs in finance and IT. Frankfurt is continental Europe's largest financial center and has a population of approximately 2.5 million in the city and surrounding urban area. Towns in the Taunus area north of Frankfurt and Wiesbaden and Mainz to the west are popular among expats. There are many international and bi-lingual schools to choose from and lots of expat clubs in the Frankfurt area.

10 Tips for Living in Germany

Should you learn German before you move to Germany? What type of apartments are typical in Germany? Expats offer advice and share 10 tips for living in Germany.

Living in Germany

This article highlights some of the tremendous contributions that expats in Germany have made on Expat Exchange. We thank all of you who have gotten involved in the Germany forum and/or posted a report about living in Germany.

Getting the Anmeldebestätigung - Registering in Germany

If you're moving to Germany, registering at your town's Einwohnermeldeamt -- Registration Office -- within 7 days of arriving is a must. The Tapxe blog offers helpful advice.

Opening a Bank Account in Germany

Opening a bank account in Germany is not difficult as long as you have your passport and Andmeldedestätigung.

Having a Baby in Erlangen, Germany

Planning to have a baby in Germany? One member shares their experiences having a baby in Erlangen.

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