Quarantine and Social Distancing - a few thoughts and tips on the current situation

March • 19th, 2020
by the Expat in the City Team

We know these are strange times that can make you feel scared or worried. Here are a few thoughts and tips on the current situation that will hopefully give you hope and inspiration. 


An Expat Guide To Happiness - advice from our Happiness Coach #2

March • 10th, 2020
by Julie Leonard

When you want to meet new people in a new place, it’s the perfect opportunity to try out potential new hobbies and experiences whilst making new friends along the way.

Negotiation Skills Seminar now also open for non-MBA's

March • 10th, 2020
by MBS Team

An interview with the Lecturer of Negotiation Skills Seminar Wolf Diederichs. Find out what this seminar is all about and how you can benefit from improving your negotiation skills!

Selection of online resources about coronavirus in Germany

March • 9th, 2020
by Expat in the City Team

A selection of online resources about the corona-virus.

Six ways getting an MBA will boost your career

February • 27th, 2020
by Björn Schlesinger

In a competitive job market it can feel impossible to stand out. A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is a powerful tool that helps you to rise-up the ranks and kickstart your career. Here are six reasons why.


Behind the Scenes: Open Days at Bavarian International School (BIS)

February • 26th, 2020
by Expat in the City Team & BIS team

BIS offers an Open Day at City Campus in Munich /Register now online!

An Expat Guide To Happiness - advice from our Happiness Coach #1

February • 26th, 2020
by Julie Leonard

Moving to a new city is difficult for many of us. Once the novelty of our new life settles down, our reality of our new life appears and we have to adjust to all the changes.


Pensions in Germany - what you need to know (and do) to benefit

February • 10th, 2020
by The Expat in the City Team & MW Expat Solutions


Short trip to Berlin – things you should not miss!

January • 31st, 2020
by PinkBus

Berlin is one of the most exciting cities in Europe and always worth a visit.

Insurances in Germany: keeping you and your family safe!

January • 30th, 2020
by Expat in the City & MW Expat Solutions

Insurances in Germany…of course you know they are important. And you know as an expat you need to get it sorted for both you and your family. Preferably sooner than later. But where to start?

10 tips when learning German

January • 29th, 2020
by Expat in the City Team

Are you taking a German course and would like to speed up the process a little? Here are some tips for you when learning German.

A selection of our favourite Munich monuments

January • 29th, 2020
by Expat in the City Team

Munich is full of beautiful, historical buildings. We've selected a few well worth a visit. Check out our list of Munich's Monuments!


New year new me? Why new year's resolutions often fail...

January • 28th, 2020
by Ulrike Homuth

80% of all New Year's resolutions fail. To be honest, this is not surprising to us! Here is why...

Let's talk about culture shock - insights from our happiness coach

January • 14th, 2020
by Julie Leonard

It’s not easy moving to a new city, new country or even a new continent - the four stages of culture shock and how to cope with them 


Winter time in Munich: our top tips to make it magical!

December • 18th, 2019
by The Expat in the City Team

We have looked around for you to find the most charming and special things Munich has to offer in winter, that will make even the biggest summer lovers want to leave the house on cold days. 


Resident in Germany and travelling for work? This is information you need to know!

December • 6th, 2019
by The Expat in the City Team

If you are a resident in Germany (or any European country actually) and your work requires you to travel to another European country this is information you don’t want to miss! Reading this can save you time and money!

Thank you for a successful start of the Expat Management Conference Munich!

December • 5th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

Together with our trusted partners and HR professionals we spent a whole night exploring the ecosystem of international professionals in Munich!

How to find a job in Munich - some tips from an expat in the city

December • 1st, 2019
by Barbara

Some words of advice for those of you job hunting in Munich! 

What expats need to know before choosing their health insurance plan

November • 5th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

Why is freedom of choice a must-have for expats seeking a healthcare provider?

Cultures, food traditions and healthy eating: insights from our nutrition Expert!

November • 4th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

What food tells us about culture and why the food tastes different when you are on holiday 

How learning German will give your expat experience in Germany a boost

October • 9th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

We know that learning German is no picnic and that when you move here for only a limited time you probably feel it might be too difficult to master before you leave again. However, we can guarantee it totally makes sense to give it a go. Why you say? Well, here are seven reasons why learning German is a good idea.

Bicycle sign in Munich. (Photo: Barbara Bijvank)

10 things I didn't know about Munich before I moved here

October • 8th, 2019
by Omayma

To be honest, when I moved to Munich as an expat I didn’t really know much more about the city then that it was in Southern Germany and we passed it when driving toward the mountains for our annual skiing holiday in Austria. Here are a few of my experiences I’d like to share with you.

Things that are happening in October you should know about as an Expat in Germany!

October • 2nd, 2019
by Sarah

New laws in October 2019 are primarily aimed at future drivers and vehicle owners, but there’s also some general changes that are good to know about for one or other German small talk 


Be an Expat in the City, and become a part of Munich!

October • 1st, 2019
by Sarah

Many different stories, conditions and reasons – but all with the same reality: Munich is your new place to live. We aim to make it your new hometown. Be an Expat In The City, and become a part of Munich!


A quick guide and our Insider tips for Wiesn' 2019!

September • 24th, 2019
by Omayma


A lot of beer, the highest rollercoasters, loud music and fancy dresses…Oktoberfest is all fun and games as long as you know your way around. 


Tips for the weekend: OKTOBERFEST TIME, Festivities Time!

September • 20th, 2019
by Omayma

The 186th Oktoberfest beer festival will start in Munich this weekend with colourful festivities, parades and good vibes!

We love Munich in Autumn: Here’s why!

September • 18th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

What is autumn like in Munich? What does this beautiful Bavarian capital have to offer its expats in the fall? Will living here perhaps make autumn your favourite time of the year?

What to wear at Oktoberfest - dirndl trends for 2019

September • 16th, 2019
by Omayma



All you need to know about the dirndl trends, history, fashion, how to wear and where to buy!

Oktoberfest is coming!

August • 28th, 2019
by Omayma


Oktoberfest is coming. Ok it might be a little early to start counting the days, but it is an excellent time to start sharing with you some festival information, inside tips and fun facts about this one of a kind world famous ‘Fest’.

House hunting in Munich: things you should know

August • 19th, 2019
by Expat in the City Team

Apartment or flat hunting in Munich can be quite complicated, there are so many of us working, loving and wanting to live in this great city! Here are some tips that can help if you’re looking for a short or long term stay and don’t know how to start your search.

Expat in the City

Our selected Network Partners offer a bunch of useful services to make you feel home in Munich.