Settling in Germany Made Simple

Simple Germany empowers internationals to settle into life in Germany more smoothly by creating content, resources, and tools in English.

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Trusted by Expats in Germany since 2020


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Download Our Free List of 100 Companies in Germany Hiring in English to Kickstart Your Job Search!

🤩 No German required!

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Handpicked companies who are actively hiring tech office workers for English-speaking roles in Germany.

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Filter each company by industry, office location, remote work options, or relocation support.

We respect your privacy. Your information will never be shared.

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What We Do

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Detailed Guides

In-depth guides on how to navigate German bureaucracy & life as an immigrant.

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Educational videos on how to understand life in Germany and navigate its processes.

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Fun & relatable stories delivered to your inbox + relevant information to navigate your life in Germany.

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Online Community

The Smoothler Club

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A safe space for internationals moving to or already living in Germany.


Don’t go through the process alone. In our community, you’ll find a space to ask questions and share your successes and struggles as you settle into your life in Germany.


Make new friends. Meet other like-minded internationals in Germany and join community-organized events.

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Meet other Smoothlers!


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Free and paid templates to help you with German processes. From creating a perfect cover letter to quitting your apartment.

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In-depth ebooks to help you navigate processes in Germany. From finding a job to understanding the apartment rental process and finding an apartment.

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Hi, we are Jen & Yvonne

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We are the creators behind Simple Germany. Jen is from Guatemala, and Yvonne is from Germany.

Since 2020, we’ve been creating English content to empower internationals to settle into life in Germany more smoothly. We share in-depth research on how to understand German bureaucracy and culture.

Detailed Guides

Germany Explained

Practical guides to help you navigate life and bureaucracy in Germany.

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Moving to Germany

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Immigration & Visas

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Working in Germany

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Housing in Germany

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Healthcare System

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Taxes in Germany

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Service Providers

Find the best German service providers for expats.
We review high-quality offers in English (where possible).

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Phone Plans

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Home Internet

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Electricity Providers

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Taxes Return Software

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