As one of the world's leading countries for research and academia, it is no surprise that so many academics are making the move to Germany. Starting up in a new country can however be intimidating and academics is here to support you as you make the decision about moving to Germany.
Public and private health insurance for young academics, doctoral students and professors in Germany
Health insurance has been universally mandatory in Germany since 2009. Every person living in Germany must be insured through statutory public or private health insurance. The same usually applies to foreign guest researchers whether staying in Germany for a long or short term for research purposes. We explain what the regulations are and what academics need to take into account when taking out health insurance. »
Travel Guide to Germany
Planning a trip to Germany? Before you go, you'll find everything you need to know - from money and Internet to tipping and trains - with DW's travel guide.