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Germany

A Guide To Health Insurance In Germany

Thursday May 25, 2017 (12:20:19)
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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 > Links

Germany

Germany - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Friday March 31, 2017 (15:32:58)
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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 ...

Germany > Health

Germany

Understanding Expat Health Insurance In Germany

Tuesday November 29, 2016 (15:20:31)
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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 ...

Germany > Living

Germany

Ten Reasons Why Expats Love Living In Berlin

Friday November 18, 2016 (15:12:17)
(c) Jean-Pierre Dalbéra on Wikipedia
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 ...

Germany > Living

Germany

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

Friday October 21, 2016 (14:11:50)
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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 ...

Germany > Living

Germany

Ten European Weekend Trips You Can Take By Train from Germany

Thursday September 01, 2016 (13:18:50)
(c) David Gubler on bahnbilder.ch
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 ...

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Germany

Germany - Recommended Blogs

Monday May 09, 2016 (09:46:33)

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 ...

Germany > Living

Germany

Interview with Flavia Holman

Monday March 14, 2016 (12:09:12)
Flavia Holman
Flavia, tell us a bit about yourself and how you came to be an expat.

I'm Brazilian/American and have been an expat for over 20 years now. I went to Switzerland to spend a year and as the stories go, I have only been back to visit. I've lived in England, the US and now Germany.   more ...

Germany > Education

Germany

The International Baccalaureate For Expat Pupils In Germany: Pros and Cons

Monday August 10, 2015 (13:01:00)
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Education in Germany is second to none. In the last few years, foreign students from parts of Europe and Asia have moved to this country because of the quality of education. Germany has many international educational opportunities, affiliated with various universities from around the globe, like the American Board (AP), the British Board (GCSE) and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program.   more ...

Germany > Living

Germany

5 Places You Might Want To Move To In Germany But Have Probably Never Heard Of

Wednesday July 15, 2015 (13:38:18)
Image © Gary Bembridge on Flickr
Germany has always been perceived as a captivating land with its majestic architecture and thriving cultural life. The great German cities of Berlin, Munich and Hamburg, as well as its smaller towns such as Regensburg and Heidelberg, are some of the most visited destinations in the world.

But there’s a part of Germany that is lesser known. These quiet destinations rarely figure in tourist maps, and they sit within the country’s hinterland like undiscovered gems.   more ...



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