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Tell us: What do you wish you'd known before moving to Germany?

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Tell us: What do you wish you'd known before moving to Germany?
Three locals enjoy a beer in Frankfurt city centre. Photo: picture alliance/dpa | Frank Rumpenhorst

Moving abroad is a steep learning curve. We'd love to hear what lessons you learned after moving to Germany, and what you wish you'd know before you got here.


Whether you moved to Germany for love or for money, there are countless things that can go wrong when relocating. Maybe you paid more than you should have for an apartment, maybe you moved to the wrong city, or maybe you committed a cultural faux pas because you weren't familiar with the German way of life. 

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For a future article, we want to know what you wish someone had told you about life in Germany before you moved here. And if you have any sage words of advice for others in the same boat, we'd love to hear them too.




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