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Germany

Germany - Whether you opt for the intriguing contrasts of Berlin, the charm and beer cellars of Munich or the high-tech buzz of Frankfurt, Germany is a country whose lovely landscapes link cities that dominate the quality of living results.

Germany Discussion Forum - Latest Posts

  Survey Help for study on Middle East & North Africa expats
  Understanding Expat Health Insurance In Germany
  Speech therapy in English across Hessen and via Skype
  Exciting Opoortunity for German Speaker
  Taxes for married couples in Germany
  Ten European Weekend Trips By Train from Germany
  Need your help guys!!
  Aaron And Meghan, Mannheim
  Help a student with a short survey on Expatriate Adjustment
  Visiting Germany Sept. 20-Oct. 12

Expat Focus Columnists - Germany
Courtney Martin
Tom Zachystal
  

  Understanding Expat Health Insurance In Germany


Articles - Germany

Health insurance is compulsory as is nursing care insurance and expats looking to receive a residence permit - which they will need to access healthcare facilities - will need to prove they have health insurance before the permit is granted.

There are two types of providers, private health insurance, and state-provided insurance. The statutory insurance contributions are capped at 14.6% (until 2015 they were 15.5%) of the expat's monthly income while private insurance will cost whatever the expat needs.   more ...

  Ten Reasons Why Expats Love Living In Berlin


Articles - Germany

Located in the northeastern part of Germany, Berlin is the capital of the country and one of the major cultural centers on the continent. It is the second most populated city in the EU, with approximately six million residents from over 190 different nations. Berlin has long been a popular destination for expats because of the high living standards, affordable living costs, and excellent infrastructure it offers.   more ...

  A Newbie's Guide To Living In Berlin - Art, Culture And Cuisine


Articles - Germany

Germany is the geographical, economic and political heart of Europe. With a population of over 81 million, it is the second most populous nation in the region. Its robust economy is the fifth largest in the world. Germany’s influence can be seen in the countries that surround its territory. But the same countries have also impacted Germany in different ways. Berlin is the country’s cosmopolitan capital city.   more ...

  Ten European Weekend Trips You Can Take By Train from Germany


Articles - Germany

Germany—the land of beer, bratwurst and the bahn! Germany has a huge and well developed network of trains that are not only punctual but also very comfortable and relatively easy on the pocket. Trains are the most-used form of long distance transport within Germany, second only to automobiles.   more ...

  Germany - Recommended Blogs


Articles - Germany

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Germany and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.

Submerged Oaks
http://www.submergedoaks.com/

Aaron and Meghan say that they are just an average, twenty-something married couple, but scuba-diving addicted engineers who moved from Detroit to Germany after a quick discussion aren't run-of-the-mill expats.   more ...

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