• Germany

    Information for expats living and working in Germany

    The German healthcare system is widely recognised as one of the best in the world. Even so, making sense of an unfamiliar system can be difficult - and, if you were to fall ill or have an accident, having to speak German in an emergency can add extra worry and anxiety to an already stressful situation.

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Fair for expats in Germany

Munich is to hold a fair for the international community living in Germany.

Action needed to fight measles

Experts want better immunisation schemes to stop measles outbreaks in Europe.

Lads' nights out good for men

Going out with other males encourages men to relax, researchers claim.

Work-related stress heightens diabetes risk

Stress in the workplace can badly affect a person's health.

Expats choose Switzerland

According to a recent poll of expats, Switzerland is the best place to move to.

Fatty diets and bad bacteria linked to cancer

A study from Germany suggests fatty diets alter intestinal bacteria, raising the cancer risk.

Education linked to heart risk

Education has a big influence on your risk of heart disease, it's been found

Expats favour granny au pairs

A German company is taking full advantage of the move towards older carers.

Get me out of here!

Falling ill in a foreign country is something many of us have experienced, and it can often be quite frustrating when it happens.