Living in Berlin: an expat city guide

7 things to know before moving to Berlin

Every city has its own perks and challenges. Berlin is certainly no exception. To save you the trouble of figuring things out on the go, we've made a list of things to know before moving to Berlin!

What should I know?

Can I afford living in Berlin?

The cost of living in Berlin is just above the European average and yet the vibrant city is the cheapest capital city in Western Europe! So the main question is; can you live in Berlin comfortably with what you earn? That's what we're going to find out!

Let's budget!

Where in Berlin should I live?

With a city as big and diverse as Berlin, choosing an area to live in can be a hard task. So let's take a look at each neighbourhood one by one and analyse their quality of life, safety, internationality and rental prices. Shall we?

Find my new hood!

Getting around Berlin hassle-free

Want to get around the German capital like a local? Let's bring you up to speed then! Here's how you travel in this megacity any time of the day.

Let's travel!

Looking for a place to do an internship in Berlin?

Luckily, there're plenty of places where you can get by with English language.

Where should I apply?