Students will walk away with better bearings of the city of Düsseldorf
Students will gain a better understanding in regards to the following topics: visa requirements, finding a job, registering in the city, obtaining a tax number, opening a bank account, choosing the right health insurance, finding the perfect apartment, setting up a phone plan, and registering for internet and electricity
Students will be able to contact our Life in Düsseldorf team for any questions regarding their big move to the city
No knowledge or tools are required for this webinar guide - simply your full undivided attention and perhaps a notebook and pen!
[2020 SALE - €34,99 - NORMAL PRICE - €197]
Welcome to Germany! The land of beautiful castles, cheap beer, and delicious bratwurst… or otherwise known as the land of unnecessary amounts of paperwork, strict laws and confusing bureaucracy… and to top it all off, it’s all in GERMAN!
Moving to a new country can be a ton of work, between packing your stuff, booking your flights and settling into your new life… where on earth are we supposed to find the time to research all the other questions that come with the big move, like finding the best phone plan, looking for a job, renting out an apartment and learning the ways of the city?! I get it. I’ve been there.
That’s why I’ve put together the ultimate guide to getting started, to not only answer all of your questions but to also take you through a step-by-step process, holding your hand, to ensure you're completely ready to make that big leap! We will book appointments together, find apartments together, fill out all that stubborn paperwork and get you involved with some awesome expat events before you reach the end of this course!
So, why not head on over and join me?!It costs you €34,99 and you're set! No more spending money until you're ready to furnish your new apartment.I look forward to seeing you over here!
Who this course is for:
Those interested in relocating to Düsseldorf
Those living in Düsseldorf but still have unanswered questions
Those helping a friend/family member relocate to Düsseldorf
Those lost or confused about anything regarding life in Düsseldorf
17 sections • 67 lectures • 8h 51m total length
Who Needs a Visa to Come to Germany?
What Type of Residence Permit Will You Need?
CHECKLIST: What You Need for a Temporary Residence Permit
CHECKLIST: What You Need for an EU Blue Card
CHECKLIST: What You Need for a Permanent Residence Permit
Finding an Apartment in Düsseldorf
TIPS: Professional Relocation Support
Finding a Düsseldorf District That's Right for You
Understanding the German Rental Contract
CHECKLIST: What You Need Before Renting an Apartment
Finding & Booking the Best Internet Contract
Finding & Booking the Best Electricity Package
Why Do You Need to Register Yourself in Düsseldorf?
Where to Register Yourself in Düsseldorf
Booking an Appointment to Register in Düsseldorf
Creating Your Cover Letter & Resume for the German Market
TIPS: Finding You and/or Your Partner a Job Opportunity in Düsseldorf
Understanding the Types of Employment Contracts in Germany
TIPS: Professional Recruitment Support
How to Obtain a Tax ID Number
Types of Taxes in Germany
Understanding the German Tax System
Understanding the Healthcare System
Choosing the Best Public Healthcare Plan
Choosing the Best Private Healthcare Plan
Healthcare for the Employed, Unemployed and Self-employed
Hospital Visits vs. Doctor's Visits
Choosing the Best Bank Account for You
Applying for a German Bank Account
Payment Methods in Düsseldorf
Transferring Money to Germany
Understanding the Types of Phone Contracts in Germany
What's Included in a German Phone Plan?
The 3 German Networks: Telekom, Vodafone & O2
Choosing the Best Phone Plan For You
Understanding the Public Transportation System in Düsseldorf
Comparing Public Transport Tickets and Prices
Registering for Car/Scooter/Bike Sharing in Düsseldorf
Obtaining a Driver's License in Germany
TIPS: Best & Cheapest Ways to Travel Around Germany
Founder of Life in Düsseldorf & Local Community Explorer
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Hi, I'm Jenna! A Canadian-born expat living in Germany since 2014. I am a passionate content creator & social media manager, and the dedicated Founder of Life in Düsseldorf. After having a rather tough time leaving home and recreating a new life in Germany, I decided to use this opportunity to educate myself and become an expert in helping other expats, just like myself, settle into their new lives in Düsseldorf. Life in Düsseldorf is an online publication dedicated to sharing the best about life in Düsseldorf in a generous and honest way. I look forward to hearing all about your stories and answering any and all questions you may have about relocating to Düsseldorf, Germany!