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Dresden, Germany

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Jan 01, 2023

Summary: Dresden, Germany is a beautiful city with a rich cultural history. Expats love the city's vibrant atmosphere, its many parks and gardens, its excellent public transportation system, and its affordability. The weather in Dresden is generally mild, with temperatures ranging from the mid-30s in the winter to the mid-70s in the summer (Fahrenheit). The average cost of living for an expat is relatively low, with a one bedroom apartment costing around $600-800 USD per month and a two bedroom apartment costing around $800-1000 USD per month. The population of Dresden is 548,739.

What are the schools in Dresden like?

"Get involved in the school and embrace the community. You can make a difference in helping the school to continue to grow and improve," added another expat with kids at Dresden International School in Dresden.

"Support your children through this program and remind them that they are able to earn College credit by doing well in the IB program. Our children were in the older program and learned self discipline and did well with the subjects they studied. We would highly recommend this school and especially the IB program and how it is run at DIS," commented one expat when asked about Dresden International School in Dresden.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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