Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Sep 24, 2021

Summary: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany: Everything you need to know about living in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany: Cost of living, Finding a home, Meeting People and more.

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What do I need to know about living in Nordrhein-Westfalen?

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

"LEARN THE LANGUAGE!! Never move to a country where English is not the Mother tongue and expect it to be easy as English is the world language, because barriers will be faced on every corner. Ensure that you have checked out your qualifications, and determine their German equivalent. Accept culture differences and do not resist intergration. For English readers, stock up on OXO cubes, Cornish pasties, Scampi fries etc, etc... For American readers: Beware most German beer is 4.9% vol. Enjoy!," added another person living in Nordrhein-Westfalen.

What do I need to know before moving to Nordrhein-Westfalen?

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

"If you don't look European, don't move here, come here for a visit is OK. Although University education is inexpensive here, don't waste your time trying to get a degree here. The German university S-cks," said another expat in Nordrhein-Westfalen.

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How do I meet people in Nordrhein-Westfalen?

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When we asked people living in Nordrhein-Westfalen about club and activities where newcomers can meet others, they responded:

"I recommend joing a "fitness club". Joining a Gym is a good way of meeting new people; this mean that you would need to sign a contract, which in most cases automatically renews on a yearly basis," explained one expat.

What to Bring When Moving to Nordrhein-Westfalen (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:

"1. Bring over-the-counter Rx 2. Bring any type of daily use consumer products, because they are expensive here," added another person living in Nordrhein-Westfalen.

Will I be able to find a job in Nordrhein-Westfalen?

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When we asked people about industries and career opportunities in Nordrhein-Westfalen, they reponded:

"There are not many openings around the surrounding areas. Carpenters, Printers would have a better chance of finding employment as opposed to white collar sectors," said another expat in Nordrhein-Westfalen.

What is life like in Nordrhein-Westfalen?

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When we asked people living in Nordrhein-Westfalen what life is like and how people spend their time, they said:

"That's one of the things that I enjoy here. People seem to enjoy their free time more. BBQ's, garden parties or just generally getting together over a few drinks. Their are lot's of council run activities, Karneval, Kirmes etc, which involve, basically having a good time. These activities are also children friendly," explained one expat.

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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