Hamburg is a wonderful city to live in. Catch up on housing, finance, insurance and local culture and soon you will call Hamburg home.
Love dancing or acting? If you're looking for dancing classes, acting groups or just a good spot to enjoy a play - here you go.
Are you looking to meet others that share your interests, language, nationality or hobbies? Find out where Hamburg's communities hang out.
Most foreign driving licenses lose their validity after you've been in Germany more than 6 months. Find out how to keep driving.
Planning to make Hamburg your new home? Inform yourself about visa requirements, residency and customs at the Hamburg Welcome Center.
Did you know that parents are entitled to parental leave, monthly child allowance and free childcare? Find out more.
Arrange your personal finance matters with our guide to bank accounts, the tax system, loans and funding.
New to Hamburg? Arrange your visa, learn German, register at the city authorities, get health insurance and open a bank account.
Train, bus, car or bike: Hamburg has a number of transport options, both public and private, that will let you navigate the city with ease.
Hamburg is a city-state within the Federal Republic of Germany. Meet the First Mayor, the State Parliament and learn about local politics.
New to Hamburg? The Hamburg Welcome Center offers information and a wide range of services to international newcomers ─ under one roof.
Your health is first priority. Get introduced to Germany's public health system as well as hospitals, doctors and pharmacies in Hamburg.
Looking for a place to live? This is how to understand the real estate market, renting, residential neighbourhoods, and regulations.
Being properly insured is essential in Germany. Besides mandatory health cover, options include personal liability and property insurance.
Getting married? Due to its many romantic parks, party venues and high class hotels, Hamburg is a popular wedding destination.
Registering at the city authorities to receive a Proof of Residence should be one of the first things you do after arriving in Hamburg.
The essentials to connect your new home to power, water, waste, tv, telephone and internet services and to purchase fuel for heating.