From of 01. Mai EU citizens living or travelling outside the European Union will be able to receive consular support in case of need, when their EU Member State of origin is not represented in the non-EU country they are staying in. Resource European Commision. More information
Tour de France in “Little Paris”: The Grand Départ of the most famous bike race in the world will be held in Düsseldorf from June 29th to July 2nd 2017. More information about the programme, stages, routing, traffic information and much more you can find here
In June 2016, the government announced the minimum wage in Germany would rise by 4 percent as of 1 January 2017. Working conditions and average salary in Germany are better than in many other European countries. Read more about the wage regulations in Germany. Source: Expatica.com
Holiday plans for 2017? Here you find an overview of all official public holidays in Germany 2017. In this list of Expatica you can find the national as well as regional holidays.
Tax in Germany, not everybody’s favourite theme. Especially interesting when your income is spilt over different countries. Hereby you find more information about who has to pay taxes, kind of taxes and a bilingual list of taxes and laws. Read more at Federal ministry of finance
Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster. On their website you can read news in 30 different languages.
The EU is a unique economic and political partnership between 28 European countries that together cover much of the continent. More information read here
The EU blue card for Germany is a residence title for specific purposes; it provides an evidence for the legal stay of a citizen from a non-EU-country in an EU- member state for the purpose of working. For more information about the Blue Card please click here