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Germany Expat News

How Much Does It Cost to Live in Germany?

From fertile Bavarian landscapes to hip modern cities, Germany is rich with different lifestyles to latch onto. You can tap into the cosmopolitan vibes or indulge in outdoor pursuits. However, Germany is particularly popular with graduates, who flock to the cities (particularly Berlin) to benefit from the abundance of job opportunities available. Whatever draws you to life in Germany, you are in very stable hands.The Legatum Institute, a London-based think tank, release their Global Prosperity Index annually. The survey ranks the ... Read more

The Best Countries for Graduates Seeking Work

Coming out of university can be terrifying and the dreaded job hunt does nothing for graduate’s self-esteem. Months can pass with constant rejections and feedback of ‘we went for somebody with more experience’. Many are left with little choice but to put their career dreams to the side for a time and take up roles as baristas and waitresses just to make ends meet. However, if you’re going to take a low-entry job or a role in hospitality, why not enrich ... Read more

Visa Options for Fearful British Expats in Germany

More than 100,000 Brits live in Germany and not one is certain of their future in the country. Currently, British nationals are protected by EU rules, as Article 50 has not been triggered. Presently, it is rumoured that Britain will be free of European Union control by April 2019.The uncertainty surrounding expat’s futures not only in Germany and Britain, but all other EU states, is making many extremely nervous. Much of Germany’s British expat community is made up of young professionals ... Read more

10 Countries Heralded for Best Quality of Life

InterNations Expat Insider 2016 survey is one of the most extensive expat studies and explores the general living situations of expatriates. This year, the survey targeted 14,000 expats and they were asked to rate several elements of their lives abroad, from health and personal happiness, to leisure options and quality of transport.Those who took part in the research had their numbers for each category tallied up to give an overall quality of life score for each country. Thinking of a new ... Read more

Where Are Brits Moving To In 2016?

In a new global migration report, conducted by MoveHub, the UK had the highest rate of professionals leaving the country of the 30 destinations analysed. The report collated data from 180,000 pre-move inquiries and research revealed that three in ten Brits were leaving the UK in search for a better quality of life, and 54% were seeking sunnier climes.Australia is certainly the place for those in search of sunshine, with temperatures averaging 30 degrees in the summer months. 13% of Brits ... Read more

Enchanting Bavaria by Car

When spring slowly ebbs away, allowing summer to appear, wanderlust sets in as holidays are planned. For some, the lure of an Alpine dream in Germany’s Bavaria is the sweet mustard to your weisswurst (Bavaria’s traditional sausage offering).With castles of story-book beauty bequeathing dark forests, only dwarfed by the snowy peaks of the Alps, Bavaria is the chocolate-box idyll. Clichés of cowbells chiming across flower-filled meadows and the clink of golden beer tankards all ring true and the region can be ... Read more

Top 5 European Countries for Expats

In the recent past, here at the Expatriate Healthcare news section, we dove headlong into the 2015 HSBC Expat Explorer survey.The annual publication was the most extensive ever this year, taking into account the independent feedback of almost 22,000 different expats around the globe.In essence, the freely-available report aims to provide a “helicopter view” of the expat experience, looking at the strengths and weaknesses of individual countries as expat destinations.Regular readers of this column will know that Singapore was recently voted ... Read more

Which Country Is Best For Expats? – Infographic

It's not until you're thinking about moving abroad that you suddenly realise just how many options there are. From The United Arab Emirates to the United States of America, from Ireland to Iceland, how do you know which expat destinations are best?Arguably one of the most useful strategies is to consider the factors that are most important to you. For example, if you're moving abroad for work, which countries offer the highest salaries to expats? Equally, the cheaper the costs of ... Read more
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