Karlsruhe, Germany

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Sep 24, 2021

Summary: Expats, digital nomads and retirees discuss what it is like to live in Karlsruhe, Germany: Cost of living, Finding a home, Meeting People and more.

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What are the pros and cons of living in Karlsruhe?

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Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Karlsruhe responded:

"a nice city in a very beautyful part of Germany - and centrally based in Europe close to Switzerland and France," explained one expat living in Karlsruhe.

What are the pros and cons of living in Karlsruhe?

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Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Karlsruhe responded:

"for a start it can be good and convenient to socialise with other expats, but getting to know some local people is another very rich experience," explained one expat living in Karlsruhe.

What advice to expats in Karlsruhe have about housing?

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"as an expat you normally only stay in the same city for a few years. Often renting is more practical than buying - and maybe having to sell again rather quickly," said another in Karlsruhe.

What do I need to know before moving to Karlsruhe?

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When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Karlsruhe, they said:

"Take your time. Don't compare it to your current home in the US. If you compare, compare it to others in your similar situation (income, family status, lifestyle). If you would like to take public transportation, which is very popular, economical, and practical in Europe, be sure to live near a bus/train stop," remarked another expat in Karlsruhe.

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How do I find a place to live in Karlsruhe?

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We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:

"I asked future co-workers who lived in the area then I visited those areas they suggested," remarked another expat in Karlsruhe.

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What is a typical expat home or apartment like in Karlsruhe?

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"I live on the top floor of a in a three family house/apartment. Most people live in an apartment complex," remarked another expat in Karlsruhe.

What is the average cost of housing in Karlsruhe?

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If you are thinking about moving to Karlsruhe, cost of living in probably a key consideration. Expats commented about the cost of housing:

"The average cost of housing is 500 Euro per month for a 2 bedroom apartment in a nice neighborhood which is just outside of downtown," remarked another expat in Karlsruhe.

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What to Bring When Moving to Karlsruhe (and what to leave behind)

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When we asked expats living in Germany what they wish they had brought when moving to Germany and what they wish they had left at home, they replied:

"I wish I had brought more: make up and medicine (antibiotics) I wish I had left the following at home: all my electronic items and my weight set," said another person in Karlsruhe.

What do expats in Karlsruhe appreciate most about the local culture?

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"The independence. I come from a small MI town, when you want to go somewhere you have two options drive your car or have someone else drive you. Public transportation here is very good, you can get anywhere with it," remarked another expat in Karlsruhe.

About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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