Moving to Germany

Germany’s excellent standard of living, vibrant cities, varied landscapes and enviable climate with all four distinct seasons makes it a popular choice for families looking to relocate abroad.

 

The German economy is also of the strongest in the world, with a low rate of unemployment and many multinational organisations across a diverse range of industries. From science and technology to pharmaceuticals to the automotive industry, many of Germany’s biggest sectors are looking to employ expats with a variety of skillsets.

 

The team at MumAbroad.com have created a step-by-step relocation guide for those moving to Germany, including detailed information on key topics for international families looking to settle and build a new life in one of the country’s many beautiful regions.

Education and Schools in Germany

Education and Schools in Germany

The German population is highly educated, with a large proportion of citizens having been to university. School in Germany is free, and compulsory from the age of 6 to 14 or 16 (depending on the federal state).

Read more
Finding Somewhere to Live in Germany

Finding Somewhere to Live in Germany

Germany is home to a thriving rental market, with a large proportion of the population choosing to rent their home. When moving to Germany, most expats find a home through a rental agency.

Read more
Healthcare in Germany

Healthcare in Germany

Germany’s healthcare system is well-funded and is considered to be one of the most efficient in the world. Medical facilities and standards are excellent, with a national network of hospitals and clinics providing extensive care.

Read more
Setting Up your Finances in Germany

Setting Up your Finances in Germany

Setting up your finances in Germany is a simple process, with many financial institutions and bank account types to choose from.

Read more
The Cost of Living in Germany

The Cost of Living in Germany

The cost of living in Germany varies widely according to what region, town or city you are planning to live in. Overall life in Germany’s major cities are more affordable than in many comparable European cities.

Read more
Visas and Paperwork in Germany

Visas and Paperwork in Germany

The visas and paperwork required when moving to Germany will vary greatly depending on an Expat’s nationality and individual circumstances.

Read more

Other useful resources

 

English speaking jobs

www.thelocal.de/jobs

 

Government Website for International Residents

www.make-it-in-germany.com

 

Website for Expats

www.howtogermany.com