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Guide to Working in Germany

Posted by Jonny Kramer on May 15, 2019 4:41:32 PM 1557934892494
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Want to work in Europe, and live in a country full of beautiful countryside, diverse cultures and plenty of job opportunities? Here’s our Guide to Working in Germany.


Accommodation – How Much Does It Cost to Live in Germany?

The cost of living in Germany will vary across regions of the country; for example, between cities, suburbs and villages. However, here are the average rents and bills to help you plan your budget:

· Single/Couple Rent in Munich – One month’s rent for a one-bedroom apartment in a German city would be around 966,24€.

· Single/Couple Rent in the Suburbs – One month's rent for a one-bedroom apartment in the German suburbs would be around 757,68€.

· Monthly Utility Bill in Germany – Utilities for one month for two people in an 85m2 apartment will cost around 239,66€.


German Transport – How to Travel Around in Germany

The country offers a variety of transport options, including Bus, tram, S-Bahn, U-Bahn and regional trains (RE/RB/IRE). ICE/ICs is a German high-speed train useful for long-distance travel.

The German national railway company DB operates all railway systems across Germany.

Local transport associations (called Verkehrsverbund in German) are local companies operating transport such as bus, tram, or U-Bahn.


Why You Should Live in Germany – Things to do in Germany

· Visit the Pergamon museum for a fascinating window on to the ancient world.

· Explore Kölner Dom – Cologne’s geographical and spiritual heart and its single-biggest tourist draw.

· Discover Schloss Linderhof – a pocket-sized trove of treasures, Schloss Linderhof was Ludwig II’s smallest but most sumptuous palace.

· Find Schloss Neuschwanstein – appearing through the mountaintops like a mirage, Schloss Neuschwanstein was the model for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle.

· Wonder at Zwinger – a collaboration between the architect Matthäus Pöppelmann and the sculptor Balthasar Permoser.


Want to Know More about Living and Working in Germany?

Download our free Guide to Working in Germany and discover:

· Culture – Explore Germany’s variety of cultures and beautiful landscapes

· Working Culture, Pensions and Tax – Everything you need to know about money matters

· Language – How to say ‘hello’, ‘thank you’ and a variety of useful phrases in German.

Download our Guide to Working in Germany.

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