Travel & Living



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May'17

FAQ’s on Working in Germany for International Students

Finding a job after graduation Is it easier to find a job with a master’s degree or with a doctoral degree? This depends on the job you are looking for. If you want to work in research, for example in natural sciences, a doctoral degree is recommended. But for both holders of master’s and doctoral degrees there are many job opportunities. Regarding jobs and studies in Germany, is it mandatory …

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11

May'17

A Wonderful Write-Up about Germany

Wie Geht Es Ihnen ? Before you plan to rubbish this article because the title seems to be written in Greek, let me enlighten your soul and tell you that it’s written in German (or “Deutsch” as the Germans prefer).The title means:” How do you do?”; a question when asked to me in English promptly coerces me to assume a lascivious posture and say : “I do like this”. 🙂 Anyways, …

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11

May'17

German residence permit – All you need to know

A residence permit is not a visa. If you are required to have a student visa, you must obtain it before entering Germany. A residence permit you apply for only after arriving here. All foreign students, except those from the EU and the EEA, are required to obtain a residence permit (Aufenthaltserlaubnis) to stay in Germany longer than three months. This permit is issued by the Foreign Resident Authority (Ausländerbehörde) …

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11

May'17

Germany dos and don’ts

Are you planning a trip to Germany? Like every country, Germany has its own set of unique customs. Something that you’re used to doing in your country might be considered rude in Germany. Do Shake hands when you’re introduced to someone – it’s impolite not to. Say Prost! (cheers!) before you sip your beer – and look your drinking buddy in the eye when you say it. Feel free to have …

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11

May'17

Germany Survival Tips

First of all, make sure you’ve a glance at this document on Predeparture Tips. Germany Survival Tips #1 Keep the jam/butter u get in the flight.They come in handy in the first few days when u are jetlagged and dnt feel like preparing your food. Don’t run about looking for an aquaguard/water purifier.There aint any.Accept it and fill your botttle/glass from the kitchen basin.U wont get sick.Believe me. Don’t be …

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11

May'17

Predeparture Guide to Germany

Herzlich Willkommen! A brief guide to get you started on your new journey: Pre departure stuff 1. Student Visa: You should apply for a student visa. Please look into the website of respective consulates for application procedure. 2. Accommodation: Start your search for accommodation as early as you can. Ask whether the room is furnished or unfurnished. Ask about the bedding and towels. If possible do not arrive at weekend or late night. If you …

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11

May'17

Travelling to Germany

Hey guys, some of you will be traveling to Germany soon enough and could be anxious about the whole thing. I reached here at Stuttgart night of 28 8 12 and thought could as well recount my experience so that it could help ease some nerves. Skip this post if u are eager to surprise yourself and face the challenges as they come. I was. If you prefer the safety …

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11

May'17

Useful Packing List for Germany

Useful Packing List for Germany. Almost everything needed is mentioned.. Primary list Valid passport with your student visa Air ticket Admission letter from the university All financial documentation you will require to submit to the university or immigration authorities. All original certificates and other important documents Traveller’s cheques and sufficient cash Photos – 20 Copies in different sizes Detailed directions to your university or accommodations Details of contacts (Family friends, Seniors, Personal Friends) …

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11

May'17

Checklist of Items to be Packed

Clothing: Underwear (two week’s worth) Socks (two week’s worth plus a pair or two of wool socks) Undershirts Thermal underwear Long sleeve shirts Short sleeve shirts Sweatshirt/ hoodie (2-3) Sweaters Jeans/ Khakis (2-3 pair) Shorts A belt or two Skirts (for the girls) A set or two of workout clothes Pajamas Swimsuit (for those going to warmer climates) Coat/Jacket ( I recommend at least 2 – one for cold weather, …

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11

May'17

UK Transit Visa not required for Travel by British Airways

TRANSIT WITHOUT VISA (TWOV): A visa national who is going to the UK simply to travel on to another country may enter without a visa if these conditions are met: He arrives and departs by air His onward flight is confirmed and departs within 24 hours He is properly documented for his destination and has a visa if he needs one TWOV is a concession which does not apply to nationals of the countries …

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11

May'17

Things To Do After Student Visa

It is written for US. However, Many of the general things mentioned within this Document is Same and Applicable for Germany and Other European Countries too. AFTER VISA THE FIRST THINGS THAT YOU NEED TO DO ARE:  First and Foremost There are certain things that have to be done in advance, i.e., as soon as get you your visa – much before the flight. • Learn typing • Learn driving …

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23

Apr'17

Accomodation Guide for Germany

This document will guide you through some of the basic steps in finding accommodation in your city / town while your study/work period in Germany. I sincerely request users to update this document with local information. ( Kindly do the same by commenting  this Post  ) POINTERS: Be careful NOT to send money before actually seeing the apartment. Agency-controlled accommodation will be less expensive in terms of montly rent  (Provision will …

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23

Apr'17

Flights to Germany from India

1.)   Aeroflot  :  This is the cheapest one. But it is only from Delhi. It is offering 23kg checked + 23kg checked + 10kg cabin + 1 laptop bag. I would suggest checking their website once before booking from any makemytrip or cleartrip website as they could be charging more than the Airline website. Roughly, it will come out to be 23kg. Link –  http://www.aeroflot.ru/cms/en   2.)  British Airways : They have come up again with the …

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