living in Germany pros and cons

Pros and Cons about living in Germany

The decision to move to a new place can be daunting! You find yourself going through leaflets, websites, and every other resource at your disposal to figure out if your next destination is right for you.  We get the feeling and are here to help to make the decision easier. Moving is never easy. Stick around and read this article, you’ll discover the pros and cons of living in Germany and will be able...

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Should international students live on in Germany after their studies?

Perhaps you're an international student who has just completed your studies and are weighing your options, or you're someone who is on the verge of doing so. Whatever stage you might be in, deciding what to do next can be challenging. Especially if you don't know what exactly to do and if you're up to the process. A part of you might know what you already want, but another part might be wondering if...

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HOW TO GET A SCHOLARSHIP IN GERMANY

Germany is one of the world's largest scholarship opportunities for international students. Generally, their scholarships are either funded by the government, non-governmental, or universities specifically. There are varieties of scholarship opportunities for universities in Germany consisting of national and international scholarships. The fully-funded scholarship comes with benefits like tuition fees,...

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HOW TO APPLY TO STUDY IN GERMANY

Germany is one of the most popular non-English speaking countries. It has a high record of international students due to its trendy student cities and little to no tuition fees. These two factors are what makes studying in Germany such an enticing adventure for students.  As an international student, you don’t need to break the bank to get the best education. Much more, how to apply to study in...

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4 Tips for applying a job in Germany

Getting a job is one part of being an adult many of us would rather skip. There’s the submitting of applications, going through interviews, and the painful part of getting unfavourable feedback.  We can all agree landing a job isn’t the easiest thing in the world. Trying to find a job in another country is even more challenging as you don’t know what exactly to expect and how best to position...

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TIPS TO OVERCOME CULTURE SHOCK- FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN GERMANY

Remember how exciting it was to finally be in the land of your dreams? How you screamed when your admission was approved? Finally, you get to live the life you've always wanted.  But sometimes, that euphoria doesn't last. Over time, you find yourself overwhelmed with many foreign issues and ideologies. When you move to a new environment with a different culture, you're likely to feel disoriented....

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STUDYING IN THE UK VS GERMANY; WHICH IS BETTER

Every country boasts of having international students in their universities. Likewise, the Uk and Germany are great destinations for an international student to study. Studying in the UK or Germany offers an international student numerous benefits on both sides. The UK is known for its high-ranking universities while Germany is known for its tuition-free courses among others. Nonetheless, it can...

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THE BEST OPTION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: GERMANY OR SCANDINAVIA

If you’re an international student, chances are good that you’ll be on the lookout for a university education that’s both of high quality and culturally enriching. If you want to have the ‘best of both worlds of the college life, you can (and you should!), it’s possible.  Both Scandinavia and Germany offer students great choices in terms of quality of education and culture. If you're all...

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HOW TO FIND ENGLISH-SPEAKING JOBS IN BERLIN

Marie, an international student, moves to Berlin to further her education. On arrival, she is taken with the rich historical landscape of Berlin and the stunning architectural designs she sees. Though, not a German speaker, she is glad to be integrated with the people’s rich culture and ready to explore the city. However, after a couple of months of living and studying in Berlin, Marie realizes living in...

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HOW TO ENJOY LIVING CHEAPLY IN BERLIN AS AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

If you ask most international students anywhere in the world what they need the most, chances are most would say- to have more money. The enthusiasm most international students experience when they arrive in Berlin fades as soon as the cost of living begins to take its toll on their pocket.   Many international students are struggling to make ends meet, have a decent place to stay and still have...

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