Living in Germany
Living in Germany is quite cheaper than compared to other European countries, for the first few days after arrival one can opt for a hotel which costs more or less 90 euro on an average for a furnished room but the pricing also depends upon the location of the hotel. Renting a place to live is a good option as rental tariffs are cheaper in Germany that is why most of the Germans prefer renting their accommodation rather buying a place to live, one can find a place for living in Germany in the classified section of newspapers. Before moving in to a new place you need to register yourself at the local registry office which requires your identification and Letter of Acceptance from the University where you have enrolled yourself also they can ask you to provide the name of your landlord for registration certificate. More information about living in Germany for a long term can be acquired from an embassy or consulate in your home countries.
It is mandatory to have a health insurance as soon as you arrive into Germany if you intend to stay for a long term. It is statuary to have a health insurance either you purpose of stay is study or you are employed by a company in Germany which will support your expenses on health issues. Apart from health insurance foreign authorities in Germany can also ask you that how would you fund your stay in Germany while pursuing higher studies. Germany is the most peaceful country according to global peace index which ranks it on 15th position better many European countries which makes it a preferable destination for foreign students who intend to pursue higher studies abroad. One can also find easy banking option as you can easily open an account in a German bank by providing them with your passport and certificate of residence in Germany.
There are many and easy option available for Transportation in Germany as one may apply for a drivers licence for driving car after driving for the first six months with the driving licence of your home country. One may have to write a test for obtaining a drivers license which depends upon the country one belongs like for nationals of Ireland, Lichtenstein, Norway it is not necessary to apply for a German licence for driving a car. Also the public transport system provides with various options of buses, trams, underground trains for travelling which are available to nearest stop from your residence and trains, buses are scheduled to depart many times in an hour for your convenience. While staying in Germany for work you can avail the great opportunity to come to know the people from different culture, nationality and religion by engaging yourself to a cultural body or staff representative body with which you can get to know your fellows worker’s culture, values and lifestyle easily while engaging into these activities you can get familiarise with the German language also.