Getting to know people.

27/06/2012 - 16:00 - 0 Comments by | ireland flag

Something that may be a worry to you before you arrive is whether or not you will make friends in Germany. It can also greatly impact on your stay and your impression of Germany. Luckily most people will feel the same as you when starting out at Uni or moving to a new city. This makes people […]


What to do when you fall sick?

24/05/2012 - 07:50 - 4 Comments by | ireland flag

An important thing to know when living abroad is what to do if you become ill. While not the happiest topic to think about when preparing to move, it’s a very important one. To study in any German university, you must have health insurance.  Before you worry that this will cost too much, statutory health insurance funds […]


Halfway through my stay

18/05/2012 - 12:53 - 0 Comments by | ireland flag

In this post I wanted to update you all on my stay and how I’m coping with living in Germany. At this stage I’ve been living in Bonn for about three and a half months.  I arrived in late January while it was still very cold. Now the sun is out and the weather is […]

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