Living in Germany
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Germany
| Business and Economy in Germany
U.S. Commercial Service offers assistance to help U.S. businesses export goods and services to markets worldwide, including Germany.
The Economist is a British weekly newsmagazine reporting on the global economy, politics etc. The Country Briefings, compiled for 60 countries by the Economist Intelligence Unit, provides extensive economic and political data, as well as links to articles. Take a look at the Germany Country Briefing.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Germany, www.amcham.de.
Frankfurt Office: Börsenplatz 7-11, 60313 Frankfurt am Main
; Tel: +49 69 929 104-0; Fax: +49 69 929 194-11. Berlin Office: Charlottenstrasse 42, 10117 Berlin; Tel: +49 30 28 87 89 - 21; Fax: +49 30 28 87 89 - 29; email@example.com.
AmCham EU — American Chamber of Commerce to the EU, www.eucommittee.be. Avenue des Arts 53, 1000 Brussels, Belgium; Tel: 32 2 513 68 92; Fax: 32 2 513 79 28; firstname.lastname@example.org.
U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including Germany.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD provides a lot of economic information about its member states, including Germany).
European Council of American Chambers of Commerce, www.amchamseurope.com. c/o AmCham Germany; avenue des Arts 53, B-1000, Brussels, Belgium; Telephone: +32 2 289 10 16. Fax: +32 2 513 79 28; E-mail: email@example.com.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources for Germany
AngloINFO Berlin, berlin.angloinfo.com, offers information useful for expats in Berlin, such as a business directory, a calendar of events, a forum, classifieds and blogs. In addition, the site provides detailed information on moving, housing, work, healthcare, and much more.
Askalo Germany www.askalo.de is a Q&A community which allows expats to ask their own questions about any local topic and share their own tips and recommendations. This is an expat tool to help everyone discover useful experiences in all major cities across Germany.
BritishExpats.com is a website dedicated to British expats around the world, including a forum on Europe.
Expatica provides news, information, online resources as well as I am not a tourist Fairs in a large number of European countries, including Germany. This site also offers a platform to find a job and to get in contact with other expats.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Germany, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
How to Germany, www.howtogermany.com, the website of ‘How to Germany’ magazine, contains articles on housing, employment, and many other topics about living in Germany as an expatriate; also includes a resource database with comprehensive listings.
Living in Germany, www.german-way.com, is an online supplement to the books "When in Germany" and "The German Way" by Hyde Flippo, with links, articles and useful information on culture, customs, business and education, as well as a forum, bulletin board and the WebNotes e-newsletter.
Newcomers Club Worldwide is a worldwide directory of newcomers clubs for newly arrived expatriates, including Germany.
| Government and International Organizations
German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, www.auswaertiges-amt.de.
European Union - Delegation of the European Commission to the United States, www.eurunion.org.
2300 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037; Tel: (202) 862-9500; Fax: (202) 429-1766.
Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, germany-un.org, provides general information about culture, politics and the economy, as well as a variety of useful links, or visit the United Nations web portal at www.un.int.
| News and Media in Germany
Deutsche Welle, www.dw-world.de, is a worldwide German broadcasting and news service, providing online live streams and radio podcasts.
EXBERLINER, www.exberliner.com, is the English-language paper for Berlin. EXBERLINER provides intelligent journalism and up to date listings of events in the capital city. Find out whats on and where in English!
New Berlin Magazine, www.newberlinmagazine.com, is Berlin’s own English-language guide. All that you need to make the most of your time.
The Local, www.thelocal.de, is an English language newspaper which discusses German news, while providing blogs, forms, and classifieds.
Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Germany.
Live-radio.net provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including Germany.
Online Newspapers lists over 1,000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Germany.
| Recommended Reading on Germany
| Travel Information for Germany
German National Tourist Board, www.germany-tourism.de. Beethovenstraße 69, 60325 Frankfurt am Main; Fax: 49 (0) 69 / 75 19 03; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visits to Germany, www.visits-to-germany.com, is the website of the German National Tourist Office.
German National Tourist Office London, www.germany-tourism.co.uk. PO Box 2695, London W1A 3TN ; Tel: (00 44 20) 7317 0908; Fax: (00 44 20) 7317 0917; email@example.com.
German National Tourist Office New York, www.cometogermany.com. 122 East 42nd Street, 20th Floor, Suite 2000, New York, N.Y. 10168-0072, USA; Tel.: (001 212) 661 72 00; Fax: (001 212) 661 71 74; firstname.lastname@example.org.
German National Tourist Board Toronto, www.cometogermany.com. 480 University Avenue, Suite 1410, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V2, Canada; Tel: (001) 416 968-1685; Fax: (001) 416 968-0562; email@example.com.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information. Check out the link for Germany.
Rough Guides Destinations offers a lot of useful travel advice and information for most countries, including Germany.