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If you have the time, please fill out this survey aimed at expats who are currently working (self-employed is ok too) and have changed their dominant place of residence (definitions provided).

"The aim of this research project by the Chair of Human Resource Management at the University of Bamberg is to learn more about your individual reactions to international work experiences and to derive practical recommendations for organizations in order to improve their career management in the international field. "

Welcome to expat-karlsruhe the English language site designed to meet the needs of Karlsruhe's international population.  We provide reliable information and support to facilitate your move and make your stay in the region more enjoyable and successful.

Learn all you need to set-up house when arriving or relocating to Karlsruhe, tips and tricks for the workplace, helpful hints for day-to day living, where to go out, what to do in case of an emergency, language issues, special needs of families and finally what to consider when it's time to leave Germany.

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Please contact us if you have any questions, comments or suggestions.


expat-karlsruhe was established as a free service for Karlsruhe's expatriate community by Relocation Service move-in and SMH studienzentrum.




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