10 Things to Know Before Coming to Study in Germany

Episode 11


Hold on to your lederhosen because we’ve got a surprise for you! We gathered 10 things worth knowing about Germany before coming here, from the perspective of Julia Bogusz from Poland, Liza Yakimova from Ukraine, and Hristijan Trpeski from Macedonia, who are international students at Leuphana University in Lüneburg, that explore some surprising facts about the country in the newest episode of “How to Study in Germany”.

From the unexpected dominance of techno music to the peculiar German love of rules, we try to cover it all. Discover why carrying cash is a must, how the train system can be a bit of a gamble, and the joys of using a bike as your main mode of transportation. We also delve into the importance of learning German and adapting to cultural differences.

So tune in and get schooled on what makes Deutschland so wunderbar!

Episode timeline

00:01 Intro

01:00 Introduction of this episode’s guests

02:15 German language abilities

05:50 Finding English-speaking doctors

06:40 Necessity of acquiring health insurance

07:00 Online banking

07:40 Importance of carrying cash

08:55 DB Navigator

09:10 German train system

10:00 Travelling across Germany

13:00 Bikes as a main mode of transportation

14:10 Berlin

14:30 Techno music

15:30 German love of rules

16:50 German diet

19:30 Outro

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