Living in Germany

Cultural Life

  • Tourist information
  • Landmarks
  • Theatres and museums
  • Music, concerts, cinemas


  • Malls
  • Königsstraße
  • Market hall
  • Flea markets, second-hand stores, Christmas market


  • Public transportation and the student ticket
  • Buying or hiring bicycles
  • Taxis and driving yourself
  • Travelling within Germany

Health Care

  • Who can help with medical problems?
  • Emergency numbers
  • Hospitals in Kassel and Witzenhausen


  • Sports clubs and swimming baths
  • Sports events
  • Women's sports


  • Religious and faith groups
  • Lutheran Student Religious Society (ESG)
  • Catholic University Congregation (KHG)


    • Workshops for returnees

    Excursion tips for families

    • Castles
    • Zoos and animal parks


    • Experiment e.V.
    • STUBE-Hessen
    • and much, much more...

    Wel­co­me to Ger­ma­ny - in­for­ma­ti­on for Im­mi­grants

    The DAAD brochure offers information on different aspects of living in Germany. It is available for download in several languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, German, English, French, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portugese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish and Turkish.