Best Places To Live And Work In Germany 2023

Last Updated on June 7, 2023

Best Places To Live And Work In Germany

Best Places To Live And Work In Germany 2023 – The thought of living in another country is definitely exciting but it raises some important points to consider. The process of finding a job, securing a visa, and affording the necessary expenses of everyday life can be enough to deter even the most adventurous. Luckily, it is not always as complicated as it seems. There are countries where you don’t have to sacrifice the standard of living even with a lower salary.

Germany is a great place to live and work. Generally speaking, expats are very happy living in Germany. The quality of life is very good.

Best Places To Live And Work In Germany

1.  Aachen

The cheapest city to live in Germany. It is famous for being a student town, as it is the home of one of the most prestigious engineering universities in Germany – RWTH -, and has a very charming city center. It is a relatively small city, so there is not much to do.

2. Frankfurt Am Main

Frankfurt am Main, not to confuse with Frankfurt an der Oder close to the Polish border, is the fifth biggest city in Germany. It is the banking capital of Germany and Europe. Its surrounding area has lots to offer, from vineyards along the Rhine river to mid-range mountains in the Taunus area. Frankfurt is the second most expensive city to live in. Although it can somehow be a very luxurious city, it is very open-minded.

3. Hamburg

Hamburg is the second biggest city in Germany. As a port city, there is a lot to explore, both on and off land. It has a buzzing nightlife (known for its redlight district), great architecture, people are generally open-minded, and expats are very happy with their life in this city.

Best Cities To Work In Germany

If you don’t speak German yet, next to Frankfurt and Hamburg (see above), Berlin, Munich, and Dusseldorf are the best places to find English-speaking jobs (according to

1. Berlin

This city is a startup hub, huge, always buzzing, and very alternative and open-minded. We have had friends move to Berlin, and they have told us that finding a shared apartment is a lot easier than finding an apartment for you alone.

2. Munich

This is the most expensive German city to live in. Munich and its surrounding area have the fame of being a very rich place. People earn really good money, but life is also very expensive. People in the south of Germany tend to be very conservative, more serious, and not that open to foreigners. However, Munich offers many expat groups and meetups that you can join to meet like-minded people.

3. Dusseldorf

Slowly, Dusseldorf has become the home for many startups. It is home to one of the most successful German tech companies: Trivago – they offer a lot of English-speaking jobs by the way.

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