About Germany

Get an introduction to all the essentials of life as an expat in Germany, from the climate to the cost of living and how to stay updated with local news.

German holidays

German public holidays: important dates in 2024 and 2025

Living in Germany? Here’s a list of German public holidays you need to know in 2024 and 2025, plus other important dates for your calendar.

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An introduction to Germany

Strong economy, progressive values, high quality of life: there’s no shortage of reasons to move to Germany. Get all the facts first.

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German cuisine

German cuisine: food culture, traditions, and popular dishes

From Lapskaus in the north to Maultaschen in the south, we explain all you need to know about German cuisine and food traditions.

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German language

The German language

We delve into the origins and characteristics of the German language, including where to learn it in Germany and abroad.

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Expats in Germany

Expats in Germany: 10 questions answered

Life for expats in Germany can frustrate, surprise, and delight. From residence permits to healthcare, find answers to all your big questions.

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Germany facts

30 interesting facts about Germany

Test your German knowledge with these top 30 German facts – did you know a German invented the calculator and that Berlin has more bridges than Venice?

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Emergency number Germany

Emergency numbers in Germany

Emergencies can be scary in any language, but don’t get caught out. Read our expert guide and find the right emergency number in Germany.

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Cost of living in Germany

The cost of living in Germany

How much do you need to earn to live comfortably in Germany? Find out with our guide to the cost of living in Germany.

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German people

30 things to know about German people

Moving to Germany? Check out our list of things you should know about German culture before you move to Germany.

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Apps Germany

Top must-have apps in Germany

From finding the best TV shows to getting around the city and more, these must-have apps in Germany will make your life run smoother.

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