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Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Germany
Make Your Move to Germany by Tera Florian
Bicultural Living in Germany and the US: Bring Peace a Little Closer by Christine Louise Hohlbaum
Leasing a Leisure Garden in Germany: A "Perfect" Way to Integrate into the Local Culture by Kelly Schierman
A Second Encounter: Returning to Germany to Teach English by Nicholas Oyler
Teaching English in Germany: Despite Slow Economy, Freelancers Are in Demand by Mark O’Neill
Teaching English in Germany: For More Job Choices Choose Smaller Cities by Holly Munn
Freelancing Work in Germany: Be Sure to Hire a Tax Consultant by Stephanie Barton
Teach in Austria or Germany: Fulbright Assistantships Require No Prior Experience by Jeff Dehn
A Culinary Tour of Berlin’s Most Vibrant and Diverse Neighborhoods by Lies Ouwerkerk
The Weekly Markets of Berlin by Beebe Baharmi
Berlin's Diverse Restaurants by Beebe Baharmi
Move to Berlin by Elke Duerr
Acting Jobs in Germany: Well-Rounded American Performers are Being Called on Stage by Katreen Hardt
Tips on Internships in Germany  by Johanna Lee
An Internship in Germany with IAESTE by Jack T. Lee
You Can Have It All: CDS: A Synergistic Program for Young Professionals by Matthew M. Pierle
Studying and Interning in Bavaria: The Keys to a Successful Experience Abroad by Alison LaRose
Learning to Teach English in Germany: A Semester of Studying, Living, and Traveling while Studying for a TEFL Degree by Noemi Hayslett
The Goethe Institute: A Summer Camp for Adults in a German Town by Amy Hackney Blackwell
The Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany: More Than Just a Beer by Isabel Eva Bohrer
Berlin as It Was: Where to Find a Sense of the Old Berlin by Marilyn and Paul Nejelski
German Farm Stays on a Budget by Ted Shoemaker
Climbing in Germany by Daniela Persike
Berlin’s Coffeehouses by Carla Waldemar
Guide to Living in Berlin: Work is Plentiful in This Vibrant City by Jon Levy

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 Business and Economy in Germany

The American Chamber of Commerce in Germany, 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;

AmCham EU — American Chamber of Commerce to the EU, Avenue des Arts 53, 1000 Brussels, Belgium; Tel: 32 2 513 68 92; Fax: 32 2 513 79 28; U.S. Commercial Service in Germany publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad.


 Expatriate Websites and Resources for Germany

AngloINFO Berlin,, 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. 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. is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Germany, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.

How to Germany,,  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,, 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.


 News and Media in Germany

Deutsche Welle is a worldwide German broadcasting and news service, providing online live streams and radio podcasts.

EXBERLINER,, 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!

The Local,, is an English language newspaper which discusses German news, while providing blogs, forms, and classifieds. 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
In the Know in Germany : The Indispensable Guide to Working and Living in Germany by Jennifer Phillips
Living & Working in Germany: A Survival Handbook by Pamela Wilson
Understanding American and German Business Cultures by Patrick Schmidt
Germany 2014 Guidebook by Rick Steves
Germany (Eyewitness Travel Guides) by DK Publishing
Lonely Planet Germany by Andrea Schulte-Peevers
Frommer's Germany (Frommer's Complete) by Darwin Porter, Danforth Prince
Michelin The Green Guide Germany by Michelin
The Rough Guide to Germany by Gordon McLachlan
Fodor's Germany (Fodor's Gold Guides)
Culture Shock! Germanyby Richard Lord.
When in Germany, Do as the Germans Do: The Clued-In Guide to German Life, Language, and Culture by Hyde Flippo
Germany: Unraveling an Enigma by Greg Nees
Adventuring in the Alps Second Edition, by William E. Reifsnyder, Marylou Reifsnyder, Sierra Club Books


 Travel Information for Germany

Destination Germany,, is the official German federal government website which provides many tourism resources..

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.


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