Expat 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

  A Guide To Health Insurance In Germany
  owning an American based business while living in Germany
  Germany - Recommended Social Media Accounts
  Expat Experience - Marcos Cherem, Frankfurt
  Recommendations re Berlin letting agents
  EE24 property portal - any opinions/experiences?
  Co-Living in Berlin! A Home & Community for Expats!
  Expat Experience - James, Wiesbaden
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Expat Focus Columnists - Germany
Courtney Martin
Tom Zachystal

  A Guide To Health Insurance In Germany

Articles - Germany

Health insurance is one of the duller aspects of moving abroad, but in Germany it’s against the law not to be insured, so we are all legally obliged to care. The good news is that Germany has one of the best healthcare systems in the world, so after the initial push you’ll rarely have to worry about it again. But be prepared, good things don’t come cheaply.   more ...

  Germany - Recommended Social Media Accounts

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 social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...

  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 ...


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