Expat Guide to Living in Berlin
Whether you're already living in Berlin or preparing to move to Berlin, our Expat Guide to Living in Germany offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Berlin. For answers to specific questions, visit our Germany Forum to talk with expats 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.
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.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Berlin handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Berlin by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Berlin Reports
What are people's priorities in Berlin - 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 Berlin:
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Berlin? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Berlin? Help others moving to Berlin by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Berlin
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Berlin. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Berlin:
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Berlin Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Berlin. If you are already living in Berlin, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Berlin:
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 Berlin by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Berlin? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Berlin? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report