15 Unique Illnesses You Can Only Come Down With in German!

The German language is so perfectly suited for these syndromes, coming down with them in any other language just won’t do. 1. KEVINISMUS At some point in the last couple of decades, parents in Germany started coming down withKevinismus— a strange propensity to give their kids wholly un-German, American-sounding names like Justin, Mandy, Dennis, Cindy,…

Top 100 sights and attractions in Germany – part 1

Situated in the heart of Europe, Germany has plenty of fantastic tourist attractions and unique sights to offer. Visitors from all over the world travel to Germany to see architectural treasures and fascinating places of natural beauty. The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is interested in gathering the most popular attractions and has its international…

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: A German state with a lot to offer!

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern  is a federal state in northern Germany. The capital city is Schwerin. The state was formed through the merger of the historic regions of Mecklenburg and Vorpommern after World War II, dissolved in 1952 and recreated prior to the German reunification in 1990. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is the sixth largest German state by territory, and the…

Thuringen and its offer – Or what one can do and expect when living in Thuringen!

The free state of Thüringen is located in the central part of Germany. From the northwest going clockwise, Thüringen has borders with the states of Lower Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Sachsen, Bayern and Hessen. Thüringen is the sixth smallest by area and the fifth smallest by population of Germany´s sixteen states. Its capital city is Erfurt. Erfurt…

Germany – Small Cities with a lot to offer!

As a healthcare recruiting firm, we often come in contact with young candidates willing to relocate in Germany but mostly target large cities such as Munich, Berlin, Cologne, Stuttgart, etc. and refuse to even think about settling in a smaller city.  Coming from eastern Europe, it is understandable that some people think that smaller towns = no opportunities…

What does it mean to be a doctor in the field of Psychosomatic Medicine?

    Being a healthcare recruiting agency with a lot of vacant positions in the field of Psychosomatic medicine and Psychotherapy in Germany we are often asked by our candidates: “Is this specialty similar to other specialties in other countries?” “What does a doctor do if he chooses to start his residency program in the…

Hermann Gröhe, Germany’s Minister of Health, – “No other country offers faster medical care from qualified specialist doctors than Germany.”

Hermann Gröhe, the German Health minister, announces publicly his wish to enforce a larger medical coverage of Germany’s rural areas. “Young doctors should commit themselves to take over a practice in rural areas. Of course, such actions should also be stimulated with some advantages such as better access to further and constant training or other…